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Alleged Argument Over Parking Space Leads to Shots Fired in Jersey City

Jersey City

By: Richard L. Smith 

Jersey City police are investigating an incident that happened in one of their neighborhoods on Sunday night.

NinosAt approximately 9:40 p.m., police received reports of gunshots in the 30's blocks of Armstrong Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers secured the area after discovering several shell casings on the block. 

Following a meticulous on-scene investigation and the review of surveillance footage, authorities initiated a search for a dark-colored vehicle seen fleeing from the vicinity shortly after the gunfire erupted.

Preliminary findings suggest that the incident stemmed from a heated argument over a parking space.

NinosDuring the dispute, one of the individuals involved allegedly brandished a firearm and discharged it.

Fortunately, there have been no reported injuries resulting from the shots fired.

As the investigation develops, police continue to piece together the sequence of events.