East Orange Police Investigate Early Evening Shooting

Police in East Orange are investigating a shooting that happened early this evening in the city.

Gunfire rang out in the area of Harrison Street and Central Avenue at around 4:45 p.m. sending police to the scene where they located about a half dozen shell casings in from of a restaurant at that location.

According to reports, one person was transported to University Hospital in Newark suffering injury from gunfire.

The condition of the vicim has not been released but a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said that a homicide investigation could not be confirmed at this time.

Police setup a crime scene in the area where they searched for evidence.

The incident caused some traffic delays in the area.