One in hospital after shooting in Newark

NEWARK, Ohio (WCMH) — One person was taken to the Licking Memorial Hospital in unknown condition after a shooting Wednesday afternoon.

He or she is in unknown condition.

The suspect is a light-skinned black male last seen wearing a gray t-shirt and black pants. He may be driving a small tan or black car. He is believed to be armed.

Police did not lock down any schools. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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