Newark Police Confirm Victim Was Shot On E Main Street Tuesday

Newark Police are investigating an incident that occurred on E Main Street Tuesday night, according to Lt. Andrew Rubin.

Rubin said on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at about 9:06, Newark Police responded to the parking lot of the Colonial Gardens Apartments in the 300 block of East Main Street for a report of a possible motor vehicle crash. An additional caller to 911 reported that there may have been a gunshot fired.

Arriving officers did not locate any vehicle, however, broken glass and blood were located at the scene.

A short time later, an area hospital notified Newark Police that a male suffering from a gunshot wound was brought to the hospital by private vehicle. The male victim was suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The shooting reportedly occurred in the parking lot of the Colonial Gardens Apartments. The male was treated for a non-life-threatening injury and was later released.

Newark Police Detectives were notified and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or pkeld@newark.de.us. 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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