UPDATE: Police Search for Newark Crawford Street Shooting Suspect

Police in Newark requests the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect wanted for questioning in a shooting that occurred on Sunday, January 12.

Police say shortly after 8:30 p.m., police responded to 70 Crawford Street on a call of shots fired.

A male fired a handgun at another man following a quarrel.

Police say no injuries have been reported, but police located a parked vehicle that was damaged by gunfire following this incident.

The suspect fled in a gray Dodge Stratus bearing a temporary license plate.

The suspect vehicle has heavy damage to the front bumper, driver’s side rear door and passenger side.

Detectives investigating this incident obtained a photo of the suspect via his Instagram account, bearing the label “humbletilldeath_”.

Police say they seek the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of this investigation.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.