East Orange Gunfire Injures One; High School Locked Down
A shooting that sent a male to the hospital then forced a lock down of an East Orange high school in the area has authorities searching for a gunman.
Gunfire rang out in the area of Renshaw Avenue and Prospect Street sending police to the scene where they found a male suffering a gunshot wound before 12:30 p.m.
While EMS rushed the victim to University Hospital in Newark, police and school offcials locked down staff and students inside the 6-12th grade East Orange Stem Academy (the old Clifford J. Scott Building) as detectives searched the area for shell casings and other evidence.
The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.
East Orange Police will handle the investigation.