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Newark Police Investigate Chaotic Shooting Incident: Multiple People Fled After House Struck by Gunfire

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Newark Police are investigating a chaotic incident involving gunfire and fleeing vehicles that occurred on Sunday afternoon.

Officers responded to a disturbance call at 4:15 p.m. and received additional reports of shots fired and people fleeing the scene. Police detained a vehicle with several occupants and recovered a handgun from a backyard on West Maple Ave. They also found evidence on Woodlane and discovered that a house at 419 Madison Street had been hit by gunfire.

No arrests have been made yet, and the investigation is ongoing, according to Newark Police.