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Gunshot Victim Enters University Hospital in Newark; Crime Scene West Market Street

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police collected evidence in a Newark neighborhood after gunfire rang out in the area Sunday evening. 

Police shortly before 6:45 p.m., officials at University Hospital contacted police when a gunshot victim entered the emergency room suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound. 

Police say the victim reported being shots in the area of West Market Street and Littleton Avenue. 

According to police, a ShotSpotter device activated after a gunman fired several times in the victim's direction.

When police arrived, they found shell casings, but the victim was not there. 

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.