NEWARK, OHIO – On Monday, September 11, 2023 at around 4:34pm Officers with the Newark Division of Police were dispatched to 131 N 11th Street on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found two adult males; one 50 years old and the other 35 years old, each suffering from a single gunshot wound. Officers provided aid until Newark Division of Fire and EMS arrived on scene. Both victims were taken by helicopter to Columbus area hospitals and are in stable condition.
Newark Police Detectives are continuing to investigate the case and follow-up on leads. Police are seeking for information about two motorcycles leaving the area immediately after the shooting. Police are asking anyone with information to call Newark Detectives at 740-670-7215 or Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.