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Man Seriously Injured After Domestic Attack in Newark

An overnight attack on a man that occurred on a Newark street has police searching for a suspect in the city's Central Ward.

Police were called to the 60's block of Irvine Turner Boulevard shortly before 12:30 a.m. to investigate a report of an injured person.

Units arrived at the scene contacted EMS after they found a male victim suffering severe injuries inside a residence at that location.

According to preliminary reports, authorities believe that the victim was attacked by a male suspect who struck him in the head with a bat.

EMS rushed the victim to University Hospital for treatment while detectives set up a crime scene where they searched the vicinity of the New Community Housing complex for the suspect.

The motive for the attack is under investigation.

**UPDATE: 6:28 a.m.**There are "Life Threatening" injuries reported for this attack that appears to be domestic in nature at this time.