By: Tracie Carter
Essex County Sheriff Officers arrested an armed suspect who they found occupying a felony vehicle in Newark Wednesday night.
According to a report, officers patrolling a section of 7th Avenue came across an occupied vehicle wanted for a shots-fired incident in Newark around 11 p.m.
Officers immediately arrested the male without further incident and a search of the car revealed a gun, according to reports.
Police have not confirmed if the weapon was connected to the earlier shooting.
The investigation is active and ongoing.