Newark Police Investigating Shooting Incident On West Main Street


At around 1:00 On Saturday morning, Newark Police responded to the area of West Main Street and New London Road for a report of shots fired, according to Lt. Andrew Rubin.

Rubin said arriving officers located a vehicle in a nearby parking lot and detained the occupants of the vehicle. An initial investigation found that a confrontation occurred between two groups causing damage to a vehicle.
on West Main Street.

During the confrontation, gunshots were reported to have been fired said Rubin No victims were located added Rubin.

Newark Police Detectives are conducting witnesses interviews with the occupants of the vehicle that was detained and are reviewing surveillance footage. No one has been charged in this incident said Rubin.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. A. Whitt at (302) 366-7100 x. 3483 or

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