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Police Observe Suspects Fire Guns on Columbia Avenue in Newark's West Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark made swift arrests of two suspects who fired guns on a street in the city's West Ward Wednesday afternoon. 

According to a preliminary investigation, officers on patrol in the area of Columbia Avenue and Plymouth Street heard several rounds of gunfire in the neighborhood around 1:40 p.m. 

Police began to investigate and found two males in the process of firing rounds at known targets, according to authorities. 

The suspects were taken into custody without further incident, while other officers canvassed the area for victims and shell casings. 

There were no injuries reported.