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Person Found Shot Near University Hospital in Newark

By rlsmetro on

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.