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Police Investigate Possible Gunshot Victim Found in East Newark Neighborhood

By rlsmetro on
East Newark

Police offcials in East Newark are looking into the cause of a possible shooting that injured a person overnight.

According to preliminary reports, police found the unidentified person suffering a leg injury that is consistent with a gunshot wound in the area of Central Avenue and 2nd Street just before 1 a.m.

Police say the victim was transported to University Hospital in Newark and treated for the non-life threatening injury.

Offcials have not reported if the incident occurred in East Newark at this time.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.