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Shooting on North 7th Street in Newark Under Investigation


By: Jeff Sommes 

Newark Police are actively investigating a shooting incident that occurred Saturday evening near 156 North 7th Street.Real EstateThe incident was reported around 7:30 p.m. after a ShotSpotter device detected gunfire, prompting immediate police response.

Officers arrived and discovered several shell casings at the scene.

An extensive search of the area was conducted, but fortunately, no injuries were reported.

The suspect responsible for the shooting fled the scene and remains at large. The motive behind the gunfire is still under investigation, with detectives gathering evidence and seeking information from witnesses to determine the circumstances leading to this act of violence.

The Newark Police Department is urging anyone with information related to the shooting to come forward to assist with their ongoing efforts to apprehend the suspect and prevent further incidents in the community.

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