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Woman Shot in Newark’s West Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

By: Tracie Carter

A female suffered non-fatal injuries after being shot in Newark's West Ward Monday evening.

The woman was rushed to University Hospital after a gunman fired rounds that struck her back in the area of 19th Street and 17th Avenue around 6:30 p.m. 

The suspect fled the scene and remained at large. 

Police have not identified a motive for the shooting at this time.