Police in Newark are looking into the motive behind a shooting that injured a male victim in Newark's South Ward Wednesday night.
In the incident, police said at approximately 10 p.m., a desk officer inside the Newark Police Headquarters on Clinton Avenue was approached by a gunshot victim who bled from the chest after reportedly being shots two times.
Police notified EMS, who arrived and transported the unidentified male to University Hospital for treatment.
Officers were pointed in the direction of a neighborhood on Peshine Avenue where they found shell casings, but no other victims were located.
According to police, a black male suspect wearing blue jeans, a gold chain, and a red shirt being sought for the shooting.
The motive has not been determined.