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ShotSpotter Device Detects Gunfire on Avon Avenue in Newark


Police in Newark are looking for an armed suspect wanted for firing shots in a section of the city Wednesday evening. 

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of Avon and Jelliff avenues around 5:30 p.m. 

Units arrived at the scene and found multiple shell casings, but a search of the location indicated no victims. 

Notifications aware made to Newark Major Crimes Response Team to assist in the investigation. 

The suspect fled the scene and remained at large.