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Injuries Reported After Gunman Fires Shots that Struck Man, House in Newark


Police in Newark are trying to find the motive behind a shooting that had a gunman fire multiple shots in the direction of a house which struck one person this evening in the city.

Officers searched a house in the 60's block of 7th Street shortly before 6:30 p.m. after gunfire rang out in the area and struck the home and one person at that location.

Police officers arriving at the scene found a male victim suffering a non-life threatening bullet hole in his hand according to reports.

Authorities believe that the suspects fled inside the house immediately after the shooting. After a search of the residence, authorities could not find any suspects.

Police say several bullets struck the house, but there were no other injuries reported.

It is not clear if the victim knew the suspects at this time.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.