Overnight Gunshot Victim Arrives at University Hospital in Newark

Several police units checked the area of South 20th Street for a crime scene after a shots-fired incident caused injuries during the overnight hours.

According to police, University Hospital officials contacted authorities when a person entered the hospital's emergency department suffering gunshot injuries just before 12:30 a.m.

The victim reported to police that the incident occurred while they were on South 20th Street according to reports.

Police are investigating the motive behind the shooting as they attempt to find the person responsible for the incident.

The victim's injuries were not reported as life-threatening at this time.