Overnight Shooting Injures Female in Newark

A female victim suffering injuries after being shot in Newark overnight was rushed to University Hospital.

The conscious and alert victim was found in the 200 block of George King Village shortly after 1:30 a.m. when police responded to reports of shots fired with a person down at that location.

Arriving emergency crews found the female victim suffering gunshot wounds to the leg, according to initial reports.

Police set up a crime scene and are investigating the shooting.