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UPDATE: Police Search for Man Wanted for Alleged Shooting, Storing Weapons Inside Newark Apartment


Police in Newark seeks the public’s help in locating Mr. Ivan Malave-Rivera, 47, of Newark, who they say is wanted for an aggravated assault shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

According to police, at approximately 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of 1st Street on a shot fired call.

Police say during their search of the area, they recovered several at that location.

Detectives investigating this incident developed sufficient evidence to identify Malave-Rivera as a suspect in this incident and obtained a warrant for his arrest on charges of Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Possession of a Weapon by Certain Persons according to police.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Ivan Malave-Rivera 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.