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9-Year-Old Boy Shot In Newark

200 block of South Orange
200 block of South Orange Photo Credit: Google Maps

A  9-year-old boy was shot in Newark on Friday evening, authorities confirmed

Police were called to the 200 block of South Orange around 6:35 p.m., where the boy was found -- grazed by gunfire, Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara said.

The boy was taken to University Hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury. No other injuries were reported. 

The incident remains under investigation. No further information was available.

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