Gunfire Erupts in Elizabeth; One Confirmed Fatality

Investigators from the Union County Prosecutor's Office were notified of a shooting that caused injuries in a neighborhood in Elizabeth.

The early morning shooting occurred in the 500 block of Niles Street near 5th Avenue before 3 a.m. sending police and EMS to the scene where officers found one person struck by gunfire at that location.

According to authorities, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A two-door older model vehicle was observed leaving the area immediately after the shooting, and police now seek the driver.

There were no other injuries reported.

Niles Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202