Newark Police Investigating Sunday Drive-By Shooting Incident

Newark Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Sunday morning.

Officials said at about 2:05 a.m.,  September 22, 2019, Newark Police received reports of shots fired in the 200-block of King William Street. Responding officers located two adjoining townhomes with bullet holes which penetrated the residences. In addition, two vehicles parked on the street were also damaged by gunfire. Shell casings were located in the street around the shooting scene.

Based upon witness statements, the gunfire appears to have come from a moving vehicle. Although both residences were occupied at the time of the incident, no injuries were reported.

The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit and Evidence Detection Unit both responded to the scene to assume the investigation.

Anyone with information as to this incident is asked to call Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or [email protected].