Shooting on Capitol Trail

On May 31, 2020, at about 0003 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Capitol Trail for a report of shots fired.  Responding officers located a male at a residence suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.  The male was transported to an area hospital by EMS suffering from serious injuries.  Newark Police Officers took three people into custody at the scene.  The firearm involved was also located by police.

The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Division was notified and has assumed the investigation.

Preliminary investigation reveals that this incident started as a road rage incident.

This is an active investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.