Woman Shot Multiple Times at Location in Newark; Male Also Injured

There is an active and ongoing investigation underway into a shooting that injured a woman at a location in Newark Sunday night.

According to preliminary reports from officials, police responded to reports of shots fired that erupted in the 40's block of Dickerson Street at approximately 9:45 p.m.

Officials say when officers arrived at the scene, they found evidence that a shooting occurred but no victims found.

According to officials -a short time after the report of shots fired- Rutgers Police contacted Newark authorities when a female entered University Hospital's emergency department suffering gunshot wounds in her leg and chest.

Police say a male was also found suffering a gunshot wound in his hand and believe the victim sustained his injuries at the Dickerson Street location.

The victims remain in stable condition and the motive for the attack is under investigation.