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Newark Police Search for Suspect in Aggravated Assault Shooting


Newark Police requests the public’s help with identifying a suspect in connection with an aggravated assault shooting on June 19.  

According to police, at approximately 5 a.m., police responded to Springfield Avenue and Hayes Street on a ShotSpotter detection. 

Police said that upon arrival, officers canvassed the area and located 15 shell casings and one live round in front of a residential building on Livingston Street. 

During the investigation, officers overheard loud voices coming from the building, where several people had gathered. 

According to police officials, once they gained entry, officers recovered three loaded handguns, 10 (9mm) casings, one ballpoint bullet, alcohol and beverages, an ATM, music equipment, and speakers.  

Newark police officials urge anyone with information about the suspect to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). 

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

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at