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Early Morning Gunfire Erupts Near Irvington Township Gas Station

By rlsmetro on
Irvington Township

Authorities in Irvington are investigating a shots-fired incident that occurred near the Speedway Gas station early Monday morning. 

According to a preliminary investigation, residents in the 500 block of Lyons Avenue said they heard multiple rounds of gunfire around 3:13 a.m., then police sirens. 

Township officers who arrived at the scene found two shell casings in the gas station's vicinity, but no injuries were reported.

According to reports, suspects pulled up in a vehicle -in a possible robbery attempt- then fired shots before fleeing the scene. 

Police say the suspects were last observed speeding towards Newark. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

UPDATE 7:20 a.m.: This is a confirmed police-involved shooting. No word on injuries at this time.