NEWARK, OH (WCMH)–The victim and a witness waved police down as they traveled to the hospital.

According to the Newark Division of Police, at about 12:29am Friday, officers responded to the 1400 block of Dickerson Street on the report of a shooting.

Officers said they were waved down by the victim and a witness as they were driving to Licking Memorial Hospital.

Police secured the apartment where the reported shooting happened, and located witnesses of the incident.

Detectives continue to investigate the incident and ask anyone with information to call the Newark Police Detective Bureau at 740-670-7215.