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ShotSpotter Device Detects Gunfire on South 9th Street in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark are searching for a suspect who is wanted for firing shots in one of the city’s neighborhoods on Sunday night. 

Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara said at approximately 11:53 p.m., police responded to the 100 block of South 9th Street on a ShotSpotter notification.

Upon arrival, police found shell casings and a person reportedly pistol-whipped in his face by a suspect who allegedly robbed the victim. 

This incident remains under investigation. 

No other victims were found.