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Late-Night Shooting in Newark's South Ward Injures One

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are investigating a late-night shooting that injured a person in the city's South Ward. 

According to a preliminary investigation, at around 11:30 p.m, police responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of 99 Peshine Avenue. 

Upon arrival, police found an unidentified person suffering a bullet wound at that location. 

The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment and their injury could not immediately be confirmed as of 4 a.m. 

The motive for the shooting is under investigation and no arrests have been reported.