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Police Seek Suspects in Connection to Stolen Vehicles Used in Newark Shooting


Newark Public Safety officials request the public’s help with locating Quanazia Bennett, 21, of Newark, and Kelly Devereaux, 24, of Bloomfield, who are wanted for receiving a stolen vehicle used in a shooting incident on September 20.

According to Newark Police, officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation, which detected six shots that had been fired at approximately 12:01 a.m. at 18th Avenue and Hunterdon Street.

Police say, during the course of the investigation, Bennett’s and Devereaux’s fingerprints were recovered from the vehicle used in the shooting.

A warrant was issued for their arrest on October 6.

According to officials, Bennett, a Black female, is 5’3” and 128 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, and a dark complexion.

Devereaux, a Black female, is 5’4” and 160 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, and a light complexion.