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Police investigate false report of double shooting in Newark

Police say a false report led to a massive response and investigation in Newark on Monday.

Around 5:30 p.m. a call for a person barricaded inside a home came in to 911- along with that for two people having been shot. The report indicated that a man shot his wife and neighbor.


Two hours later the scene was cleared near Bailey Lane and Highland Avenue.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene.

This is a developing story. Updates will be posted as they become available.


Credit: News10NBC



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