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Person Shot in the Head in Broad Daylight on Seymour Avenue in Newark

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By: Jeff Sommes 

Local and county detectives in Essex County are investigating the circumstances behind a shooting that left a person severely injured in Newark's South Ward Tuesday afternoon. 

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 52 Seymour Avenue shortly before 4:30 p.m. 

Several police officers arrived and found a crime scene but the victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment and listed in critical condition. 

The motive for the shooting has not been determined.