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BREAKING: Woman Shot in Downtown Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

By: Jackie Amorine 

Police have a crime scene established in a section of downtown Newark while detectives investigate a shots-fired incident that injured a female this afternoon.   

At approximately 3 p.m., police responded to reports of a person shot in the vicinity of Broad and Branford Place.   

When officers arrived, they found a female victim suffering gunshot injuries after witnesses said two males fired weapons in the central business district and fled the scene.   

The victim was transported to University Hospital in stable condition.   

Authorities say the suspect fled the scene and is at large. Police have traffic detoured on Broad Street at Lafayette for the invetaigton.   

No other injuries were reported.