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Gunfire Strikes Man on South 19th Street in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital in Newark Thursday night. 

At approximately 9:47 p.m., police responded to a ShotSpotter activation that alerted authorities about a half dozen rounds of gunfire in the area of 782 South 19th Street. 

Upon arrival, police found a male victim suffering a bullet wound in his leg at that location. 

Officers rushed the unidentified person to University Hospital for treatment for the non-fatal injury. 

The suspect fled the scene and remains at large.