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Male Shot in His Neck in Early-Morning Newark Shooting


By: Richard L. Smith 

A male gunshot victim suffered serious injuries after being shot in Newark Wednesday morning.

A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 1:10 a.m., officials at University Hospital notified police when a male victim entered the emergency department suffering a gunshot wound. 

The victim was dropped off at the medical center by private vehicle. 

A short time earlier, police responded to the area of South 9th Street and 12th Avenue after a ShotSpotter device activated, alerting police of gunfire in the neighborhood. 

Police reportedly located a crime scene, but no other victims were found during their search. 

Authorities reported no arrests in the shooting.