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DEVELOPING: Male Struck by Gunfire in Newark’s South Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

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

According to a preliminary investigation, police responded to shots fired near 141 Leslie Street around 5:25 p.m. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a male suffering a non-life threatening bullet wound in his leg.   

Police said he was rushed to University Hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.   

The suspect fled the scene and is at large.   

There were no other injuries reported.