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Newark Police investigation

Police investigate shot fired during fight on Wollaston Avenue

Newark Police are investigating a fight in which a shot was fired on Wednesday, May 30, at approximately 1:39 p.m.

Newark Police responded to the 400 block of Wollaston Avenue for a report of a fight among several individuals. During the fight, a male suspect fired one round from a handgun. No one was struck by the gunfire. Several subjects fled in a navy blue Ford Fusion. One female sustained a minor injury during the fight.

This investigation is in its initial stages and ongoing. Additional details may be released when they become available.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact Newark Police at 302-366-7111. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.


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