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DEVELOPING: Man Injured in Newark Hillside Avenue Shooting


Police in Newark are reporting a male struck by gunfire in the city’s South Ward at this time. 

A ShotSpotter device activated in the 50’s block of Hillside Avenue, rushing police to the scene to investigate. 

Units arrived and found multiple shell casings, but a search of the neighborhood indicated no victims. 

While police investigated at the scene, officials at University Hospital notified authorities that a male entered the emergency department suffering bullet wounds.  

The victim's condition has not been confirmed at this time, and no suspect has been arrested.