49-Year-Old Man Found Shot in Linden

Authorities in Union County are investigating a shooting that injured a male in Linden on Friday night.

According to Linden Police officials, the incident happened at approximately 8:15 pm where officers responded to reports of shots fired inside a residence in the single-digit block of Cedar Avenue.

Linden Police said the victim, a 49-year-old man, was transported to Newark University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers' arrival officials said.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau.