Police are on the scene of a shooting with a person down in a section of Carteret at this time.
According to preliminary reports, gunfire rang out in the single-digit block of Union Street around 9:45 p.m., sending police to the scene to investigate.
Upon arrival, they found the victim suffering a gunshot wound to their chest at that location.
The victim is being transported to an area hospital and the extent of their injury could not immediately be confirmed at this time.
There is a crime scene established and an investigation underway.