Newark Police Searching For Two In Downtown Shots Fired Incident

On December 17, 2020, at about 4:19 hours, Newark Police responded to the parking lot of Market East Plaza in the 200 block of East Main Street for a report of shots fired.

Arriving officers located spent shell casings in the parking lot. Two unoccupied vehicles in the parking lot were damaged by gunfire. No one was injured during this incident.

Through witness interviews and video surveillance, detectives determined that a black Dodge Charger, occupied by two males, fled the scene after the shooting. One suspect was reported to be a black male and the other suspect was reported to be a Hispanic male.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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