The suspect is a 33-year-old resident of Newark in Essex County, NJ. According to authorities, the suspect got into a heated argument outside a home located near Dewey Street and Hobson Street in Newark. The argument ended when the suspect allegedly used a handgun to shoot the victim.
After the violent incident, the suspect reportedly ran off and fled the scene on foot.
The victim, a 30-year-old Newark man, drove himself to Beth Israel Hospital so that he could be treated for a gunshot wound.
Detectives with the Newark Police Department investigated the shooting and arrested the suspect.
The suspect now faces aggravated assault charges and criminal weapons charges.
For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Newark Resident Shot Man During Argument, Cops Say.”