NEWARK, NJ – The Newark Police Department is searching for a white male suspect wanted for a shooting that took place on Monday. Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara requests the public’s help with identifying the suspected shooter.
“At approximately 5 a.m., police responded to Springfield Avenue and Hayes Street on a ShotSpotter notification. Upon arrival, officers canvassed the area and located 15 shell casings and one live round in front of a residential building on Livingston Street,” O’Hara said. “During the investigation, officers recovered three loaded handguns, alcohol and beverages, an ATM machine, and DJ equipment.”
Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the suspect to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).