Newark North Ward Gunshot Victim Self-Transported to Hospital

Police in Newark are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital on Wednesday evening.

According to preliminary reports, officials at University Hospital contacted police when a male victim suffering a gunshot wound entered the emergency room at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Police checked the vicinity of Summer and 3rd avenues for a crime scene after the victim reported being shots in that area shortly before arriving at the hospital according to reports.

The victim's injuries were not reported as life-threatening and the investigation into the motive for the shooting is in its early stages.

No arrests have been made.