Male Wanted for Questioning in Newark South Ward Shooting

Officials in Newark reports that officers are seeking the public’s help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning in connection with a shooting that occurred on Friday, July 6th.

According to a statement released by Newark Police, officers responded to the 500-block of Elizabeth Avenue on a ShotSpotter notification.

Police say while no one was reported injured in this incident, police located a handgun in the area.

Detectives investigating this incident obtained a photo of the individual who is being sought for questioning as they continue to investigate.

Director Ambrose is urging anyone with information about this individual to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.