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DEVELOPING: Male Shot Near Georgia King Village in Newark

By rlsmetro on

Several police units and detectives are on the scene of a shots fired incident that connected on a male in Newark’s West Ward. 

According to a preliminary investigation, gunfire rang out in the vicinity of 365 West Market Street around 5:07 p.m., sending officers to the scene to investigate. 

Upon arrival, police found at least one shell casing near the Georgia King Village housing complex but no victims. 

A short time later, officials at University Hospitals contacted police when a male victim entered the emergency department suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in his leg.

Police have not identified a suspect in the shooting or a motive at this time.