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Newark Hospital Walk-in Gunshot Victim Shot in the South Ward

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By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Newark have launched an investigation into a shooting that injured a person in the South Ward Saturday morning. 

Officials at Beth Israel Hospital notified police when a male victim entered the emergency department suffering gunshot wounds shortly before 1 a.m. 

At approximately 12:40 a.m., a ShotSpotter device was activated near 103 Ludlow Street. 

When officers arrived at the location, they found multiple shell casings, a blood trail and a vehicle struck by gunfire. No victims were located at the scene. 

The condition of the injured has not been reported as fatal at this time. 

No arrests have been rpeorted.