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.