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UPDATE: Vehicle Wanted for Newark West Ward Shooting Found Torched in the North Ward


Police in Newark are continuing to search for suspects wanted for firing several found of bullets in a neighborhood in the West Ward Wednesday afternoon. 

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Poe and South Orange Avenue around  1 p.m.

Responding officers were informed that three suspects began shooting in the area and fled the scene in a white SUV. 

Officers found several shell casings, but no victims were reported at the scene. 

At approximately 1:55 p.m., police reportedly found the vehicle ignited in flames in the 50's block of Passaic Street, but the car was unoccupied. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.