Police officers recently arrested a Newark man accused of injuring another person during a shooting incident.
The suspect, a 23-year-old man from Newark, NJ, allegedly used a handgun to shoot a 20-year-old man who happened to be walking on a city street.
After the violent incident, the suspect reportedly ran from the scene. Meanwhile, the victim took himself to University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Doctors at the medical facility treated the victim and then alerted law enforcement.
Newark NJ police officers went to the hospital and talked to the victim.
The Newark Police Major Crimes Shooting Response Team investigated and eventually found the suspect walking on West Market Street in Newark, NJ. When police arrested the suspect and searched him, he was allegedly in possession of a .380-caliber handgun.
The suspect faces multiple criminal charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Newark Man Arrested in Shooting After Victim Sought Treatment.”