Police in Linden are on the scene of a shooting with a male victim down in a section of the city at this time.
According to a preliminary investigation, gunfire erupted in the 1500 block of East St. Georges Avenue around 3:25 p.m. sending police to the scene to investigate.
Upon arrival, units found the victim suffering a gunshot wound at that location.
Police say a red vehicle fled the scene immediately after the shooting and possibly has the suspect inside.
The extent of the victim's injuries has not been immediately released.
**UPDATE 4:45 p.m.** This is now a homicide investigation.