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DEVELOPING: Male Shot near Weequahic Park in Newark

By rlsmetro on

Police have a crime scene established near a park in Newark’s South Ward while detectives investigate a shooting with injuries at this time. 

Police responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of Keer Avenue and Bergen Street around 5:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, police found the victim bleeding across the street from Weequahic Park. 

Police have not released the extent of the victim’s injuries at this time. 

The Essex County Prosector's Officer was notified of the shooting.   

UPDATE: This is now a homicide investigation.