Gunfire Erupts in Jersey City; Male Injured

Police in Jersey City searched the Arlington Park for a crime scene after a shooting left a male injured overnight in the city.

Officers were informed of a shooting that occurred at a location on Park Street shortly before 12:30 a.m. where officers arrived at the scene to find a male victim suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen according to preliminary reports.

The victim reported to officers that the shooting occurred inside the Arlington Park reports said.

Investigators reportedly located evidence that a shooting occurred inside the park and began to focus their attention on finding other evidence at that location.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

There were no arrests reported.

Park Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07304