Man Shot in the Chest on East Orange-Newark Border

A shooting that occurred on the East Orange-Newark border had police from both municipalities investigating overnight.

Reports of shots fired that rang out in the single digit block of Norwood had Newark Police on the scene 1 am where officers located a male victim reportedly suffering a gunshot wound to the chest at that location.

EMS rushed the man in his late teens to early 20's to University Hospital in Newark in critical condition.

A search of the area for a crime scene had officers locate shell casings in the 900 block of South Orange Avenue in East Orange according to reports.

South Orange Avenue, East Orange, NJ, 07018