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Man Enters Essex County Courthouse Suffering Gunshot Wound

By rlsmetro on
Newark

EMS transported a male gunshot victim to the hospital suffering non-life-threatening injuries after the man entered the Essex Court House this afternoon. 

Police say at approximately 4:15 p.m., the man attempted to turn himself into the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office for an unspecified crime when he complained about an arm injury while detectives were placing him in handcuff. 

The man reportedly told authorities that his injury was a gunshot wound, but there was no information available when and where the man was shot. 

Officials said he was taken to University Hospital for treatment and will recover. 

The incident is under investigation.