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Elizabeth Broad Daylight Shooting Leaves One Injured; Gun Recovered




By: Richard L. Smith 

Elizabeth Police located a weapon and multiple shell casings at the scene of a shots fired incident in a city neighborhood this afternoon. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 4:30 p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the 1000 block of Bond Street near Jackson. 

Elizabeth City Spokeswoman Ruby Contreras said when several police officers arrived at the scene, they found evidence of a shooting, but no victims were found after officers searched the scene. 

While police investigated in the neighborhood, officials at University Hospital in Newark notified police when a male gunshot victim entered the emergency room. 


Authorities confirmed that the victim was shot at the Bond Street shooting location. 

Spokeswoman Contreras said a weapon was found at the scene. 

No arrests have been reported.