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Newark Gunshot Victim Enters Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston

Newark Livingston

Authorities in Essex County are investigating a shooting incident that had the victim enter a hospital in Livingston on Monday morning.

According to authorities, just before 3:20 a.m., a male victim entered Saint Barnabas Medical Center's emergency department suffering bullet wounds.

Police say the uncooperative victim reported to authorities that the incident happened at a location in Newark before he arrived at the hospital.

Officials in Newark say police officers responded to at least two shots fired incidents in the city during the overnight hours.

In the first shooting, a ShotSpotter activation alerted police of gunfire that erupted in the vicinity of 175 Stuyvesant Avenue around 12:40 a.m.

Units arrived at the scene and found shell casings, but no victims were located.

According to police, in the second incident, just before 3:45 a.m., gunfire erupted in the vicinity of 116 Milford Avenue, sending police to the scene to investigate.

Upon arrival, police found evidence that a shooting occurred, but no victims were found.

The motive for the shootings are under investigation.