By: Richard L. Smith
Newark Police officials are investigating a shots-fired incident that caused property damage in the South Ward Tuesday evening.
Residents on Maple Avenue notified police after they heard several rounds of gunfire in the area around 5:10 p.m.
Residents told RLS Media that South Ward officers arrived and canvassed the area after they found shell casings near 94 Maple Avenue.
According to an on-the-scene review, police marked off about four cars with multiple bullet holes, including one with damage to the windshield.
The suspect is believed to be a black male last seen fleeing the scene wearing dark clothing.
No injuries were reported in the shooting and all of the vehicles were reportedly unoccupied.