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Shooting on Newark/East Orange Border Injures Male

East Orange

By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Essex County are investigating a shooting that injured a male on the border of Newark and East Orange Wednesday morning. 


At approximately 1 a.m., East Orange General Hospital officials notified police when a male victim entered the emergency room suffering a gunshot wound. 

The victim told police that the shooting happened on Chelsea Avenue in Newark. 

Officers from Newark and East Orange canvassed the neighborhood and found a crime scene near 36 Chelsea Avenue on the East Orange side of the border. 

The victim is reportedly in stable condition. 

Police reported no arrests of motives for the shooting.