Englewood Detectives Search For Gunman Who Wounded Newark Man

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- Englewood police were hunting a gunman following another shooting in the city, this one leaving a 44-year-old Newark man with a serious arm injury Thursday night.

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'The victim was expected to survive the 11:45 p.m. shooting, Detective Capt. Timothy Torell said.

After being shot front of 105 Orange Street, the victim was driven to the city firehouse on South Van Brunt Street by a friend who thought it was the police station, Torell said.

City detectives and members of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Identification recovered ballistic evidence from the shooting scene overnight and in the early morning that was being examined, he said.

Slugs were pulled form the siding of the house and upper floor of the façade, the captain said.

"It was determined that the residents of 105 Orange Street had no involvement with the shooting," he said.

"At this time, the motive for the shooting, along with its connection to other recent shootings in Englewood, are all under investigation," Torell said Friday afternoon. "Like the others, we believe the victim in this case was not shot randomly.

"We also believe there are people out there that possess information that could be very helpful to our investigations.

"Some of these investigations have been hampered by victims and witnesses unwilling to provide us with details," the captain added. "Our detectives are working around the clock, but we need help from the Community."

Anyone with information about he shootings can contact the Crimestoppers line at 1-844-466-6789. Cash rewards are available. Englewood Detectives can also be contacted at (201) 568-4875.

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