Skip to main content

Person Found Shot Near University Hospital in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark and Rutgers University Police operated at the scene of an early morning shooting incident near a regional medical center in the city Friday. 

It happened around 5:25 a.m. near the corner of 12th Avenue and Bergen streets, just at the border of Newark's West and Central wards. 

According to preliminary information, police set up a crime scene after locating the victim near that side of University Hospital suffering gunshot injuries. 

There were non-life threatening injuries immediately reported and no reports of arrests. 

Police have not confirmed if a gunman fired near the hospital or the victim was en route to seek medical treatment during the incident.