$200K warrant issued for shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — A $200,000 warrant has been issued for Leshawne McGee, 19, in connection with a shooting on Friday, Aug. 26.

At approximately 12:40 a.m., Newark police responded to the area of South Orange and Fairmount avenues on a report of shots fired.

Officers were notified that a 20-year-old female victim had arrived at University Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot injury sustained in the area of South Orange and Fairmount avenues.

As part of their investigation, detectives developed evidence that Leshawne McGee is a suspect in this shooting.

While police are actively searching for this suspect, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating and removing him from the streets. This investigation is active and ongoing.