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DEVELOPING NEWARK NJ: Life Threatening Injuries Reported for Woman Shot in The Face in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

There is an active search for a male suspect who produced a weapon and shots a woman at a location in the city this evening.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the 40's block of Brunswick Street at approximately 7:10 p.m. to investigate a shots fired report.

Units arrived at the scene and found a female victim bleeding from the face after gunfire rang out at that location.

EMS rushed the woman to University Hospital providing life-saving techniques.

We could only confirm life-threatening injuries at this time.

The motive for the shooting is in its early stages of the investigation.

**UPDATE 8:49 PM This is a 56-year-old woman, but we just can't confirm a fatality at this time.**

**UPDATE 9:18 PM The incident has officially landed in the hands of the Essex County Prosecutor's homicide task force detectives.**