UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Girl Shot in Downtown Newark

Authorities in Newark are are investigating a shooting that injured a 17-year old girl today.

Police say ar approximately 3:20 p.m., police responded to the 800-block of Broad Street on a call of shots fired.

Responding officers located the victimn suffering a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to University Hospital for treatment a in stable condition.

This incident remains under investigation.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this incident to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.