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ShotSpotter Device Alerts Police of Newark North Ward Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Police reported no injuries in a shots-fired incident in the city's North Ward on Thursday afternoon.

It happened around 4:40 p.m. in the vicinity of 71 7th Avenue, where police received alerts for their ShotSpotter detection system that reported gunfire in the area. 

Police officers arrived at the scene and found evidence that a shooting occurred, but no victims were found after a search. 

Two shell casings were recovered and the suspect fled the scene and remains at-large.