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Newark Shooting Suspect Arrested


Authorities announce the arrest of Darcy Jackson, 54, of Newark, for an aggravated assault shooting that occurred on June 11th.

According to authorities, at approximately 9 p.m., police responded to Farley Avenue, near Avon Avenue, on a Shot Spotter alert. While no one was reported injured, officers observed property damage consistent with gunfire.

Officials say, detectives investigating this incident developed sufficient evidence to identify Jackson as a suspect.

Police arrested him today without incident and charged him with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Certain Persons Prohibited from Weapon Possession.

These charges are merely accusations. This suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.