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City of Newark Police Division
Thursday August 18th, 2022 :: 09:08 a.m. EDT


Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Shooting Suspect

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé requests the public’s help in identifying the below-pictured male in connection with a shooting that occurred on Thursday, August 11, 2022.
At approximately 9:30 a.m., Police responded to the Springhill Suites by Marriott hotel, located at 652 Routes 1 & 9 South, on a call of shots fired. A man standing in front of the hotel’s elevators reached into his bag and the sound of a handgun rang out. Responding officers observed a hole in the wall in front of the elevators where the suspect was standing. No injuries have been reported.
Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in identifying this suspect as part of their investigation. The suspect is described as 5’10” tall and 165 pounds. He was wearing a dark-colored shirt, tan pants, a black and white hat, black sneakers, and was carrying a green bag.
Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the identity of this suspect to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.
Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: or through our Smartphone App available at Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App. #newarknj #publicsafety #police #community #partnership #newjersey #cops #tips #CrimeStoppers

City of Newark Police Division
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