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Newark Police Issue Warrant for Man Wanted for Attempted Murder


Newark Police are seeking the public’s help in locating Frederic Masucci, 25, of Newark, who is wanted for Attempted Murder in connection with a shooting that occurred on Thursday, January 12, 2017.

According to Newark Police Director Anthony Ambrose, at approximately 5:10 p.m., a 29-year-old male victim was shot in the 300 block of North 10th Street by a male suspect following an argument.

Police said the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The victim was transported to University Hospital and treated for a non-life threatening gunshot injury.

Authorities said ad a result of their investigation, detectives have determined that Frederic Masucci is a suspect in this shooting.

A warrant for his arrest has been issued on charges of Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

While police are actively searching for Masucci, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating and removing him from city streets.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about Frederic Masucci 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.