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Newark Hospital Walk-in Shooting Victim Said Incident Happened in Irvington Township

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Irvington are looking into a shooting that injured a male in the Township during the overnight hours.

According to a preliminary investigation, officials at Beth Israel Hospital contacted Newark Police when a male victim entered the emergency department suffering gunshot wounds around 11:30 p.m. 

Police arrived and were reportedly told by the victim that he was struck by gunfire at an undisclosed location in Irvington. 

Irvington Police were called to the hospital to take over the investigation, which remains active and ongoing at this time. 

The condition of the victim has not been reported as life-threatening. 

UPDATE 4:36 p.m. Suspect reportedly shot himself in Hillside according to police. The investigation remains active.