Newark Police Confirm Man Was Shot Saturday Night

On July 3, 2021, at about 7:00 pm, Newark Police were advised that a 20-year-old male victim arrived at an area hospital by private vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. The shooting reportedly occurred on Madison Drive in Newark. The victim is currently in serious condition.

Newark Police Detectives are now investigating.

This investigation is in its early stages and additional information will be released when available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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