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Newark Police Fugitive Team Apprehends Shooting Suspect


Interim Newark Public Safety Director Raul Malave reports the arrest of Alfuquan Huey, 25, of Newark, who was being sought for a shooting that occurred on May 25, 2022.

According to police, at approximately 8 a.m., Police responded to a residential building in the 100 block of 1st Street on a call of a shooting.

A male suspect shot another man inside the building following a fight between the two individuals. Responding officers applied a tourniquet to the victim’s leg, where he sustained the gunshot wound, to limit the profuse bleeding.

The victim was transported to University Hospital for further treatment and is reportedly in stable condition.

Police recovered two .40 caliber spent shell casings at the location.

Detectives investigating this incident identified Huey as a suspect and successfully obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Members of the Newark Fugitive Apprehension Team located and arrested Huey on Broad Street on June 8, 2022.

He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

These charges are merely accusations.

This suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.