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DEVELOPING: Gunshot Victim Enters Newark South Ward Hospital

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police are trying to determine if a hospital walk-in shooting victim is connected to a shots-fired incident that occurred in Newark’s South Ward this evening. 

According to police, at approximately 7:10 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the vicinity of 621 Clinton Avenue. 

When police arrived at the scene, they found evidence of a shooting, but no victims were found. 

While officers canvassed the area for evidence, officials at Beth Israel Medical Center notified officers of a gunshot victim who entered the emergency department. 

The victim’s injuries were not reported as life-threatening at this time. 

The investigation is active and ongoing.