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Female, House, Car Struck by Gunfire in Newark's West Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Newark reported bodily injuries and property damage in a lower West Ward shots fired incident Sunday. 

Early morning gunfire erupted in the vicinity of 126 South 7th Street, prompting a police investigation just before 1 a.m. 

Units arrived at the scene and found a female suffering a gunshot wound and a further search of the crime scene revealed that a car and a home were damaged by gunfire. 

The victim was taken the short distance to University Hospital, where she's expected to recover. 

Police have not reported a motive for the shooting and no arrests have been made. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.