EAST ORANGE, NJ - Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that the Fugitive Apprehension Team (F.A.T.) has arrested Alain V. Antoine, 23, of East Orange, for a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

At approximately 12:20 p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the city’s Central Ward.  The victim, a 38-year old Newark man, was taken to University Hospital where he was treated and released.

As a result of their investigation, detectives determined that Alain V. Antoine is a suspect in this shooting and secured a warrant for his arrest.  

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Early this morning, F.A.T. detectives located and arrested Antoine on the warrant. He is charged with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. 

These charges are merely accusations. The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.