Man Hospitalized After Shooting in Newark

A late night shooting in Newark has police searching for a suspects this morning. 

Police responding to reports of an injured person in the area of 7th Street and 12th Ave. found a male victim suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the leg in the 100 block of South 8th Street shortly after 11 p.m. 

EMS transported the man to University Hospital where his injuries were not reported to be life threatening. 

A search of the area by police had officers locate a crime scene in the 100 block of South 7th Street. The victim reportedly walked to the South 8th Street location where he was found by authorities. 

South 7th Street, Newark, NJ