Police in Newark are investigating a shooting that injured a man in the West Ward Saturday night.
A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 11:25 p.m., officials at University Hospitals notified police when a male gunshot victim entered the emergency room suffering bullet wounds.
Police were pointed to the vicinity of South Orange Avenue and Gladstone, where officers located evidence that a shooting occurred at that location.
The extent of the victim's injuries were not reported as life-threatening at this time. There were no other injuries reported.
The motive for the shooting is under investigation.