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Newark Shooting Victim, Suffering Gunshot Wound in His Head, Dropped Off at East Orange Hospital

By rlsmetro on
Newark East Orange

There are serious injuries reported for a Newark West-Ward gunshot victim who arrived at an east Orange Hospital for treatment Thursday night.

According to a preliminary investigation, officials at East Orange General Hospital contacted police when a male victim entered the emergency room suffering a gunshot wound in his head around 9:05 p.m.

East Orange Police notified Newark authorities when they found out that the victim was shot at a location in the city's West Ward before being dropped off at the hospital.

According to police, after units canvassed several blocks off the South Orange Avenue corridorr, a crime scene was found in the 40's block of Salem Street.

Police say the driver of the vehicle that transported the victim was detained at the hospital.

The extent of the victim's injuries could not immediately be confirmed.