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Shooting on Elizabeth Avenue in Newark Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are looking into the motive behind a shooting incident in the city's South Ward Wednesday morning.  

It happened around 1:45 a.m. near 521 Elizabeth Avenue. 

Police said gunfire rang out in the South Ward neighborhood, sending officers to the scene to investigate. When units arrived, they found several shell casings, but a search of the area indicated no victims. 

According to police, a ShotSpotter device activated in the area and the suspect fled the scene immediately after the shooting. 

The incident remains under investigation.