Newark Man, Woman Wanted for Shooting Incident

Newark Police officials request the public’s assistance in identifying a man and a woman who are being sought for questioning in connection with a shooting that occurred on Monday, June 11th in Newark.

According to police, at approximately 9 p.m., police responded to Farley Avenue, near Avon Avenue, on a ShotSpotter alert.

Police say while no one was reported injured, officers observed property damage consistent with gunfire.

Detectives investigating this incident are seeking to question Frank Thomas and Shayshan Escobar regarding this incident.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of these individuals to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.