EMS units are being requested to rush to the scene of a shooting with a male victim struck multiple times in a section of Newark’s South Ward.
It happened around 9:50 in the 200 block of Lehigh Avenue.
A grey Jeep occupied with armed suspects fired several shots in the direction of a male in the area that struck him multiple times.
The victim is currently in and out of consciousness with wounds to his chest as police await EMS.
There is a crime scene established and an investigation underway.
UPDATE 10:14 p.m. Transported to University Hospital in serious condition.