Man Shot Multiple Times in Newark's West Ward

Newark Police officials are investigating a shooting that injured a man in the city's West Ward late Wednesday night.

According to police, at approximately 11:25 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the area of Central Avenue and South 10th Street.

Upon arrival, police found a male victim suffering bullet wounds in his leg, arm, and head at that location.

Police say the unidentified victim was rushed to University Hospital for treatment and listed in serious condition.

According to police, the suspect fled the scene and no arrests have been reported.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.