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Gunfire Strikes, Injures Male in Roselle Neighborhood

By rlsmetro on

Roselle Police are looking into the motive behind a shooting that injured a male in a section of the town on Saturday night.

According to a preliminary investigation, gunfire erupted in the vicinity of East 9th Avenue and Rivington Street around 8:15 p.m.

When police officers arrived at the scene, they taped off the block after finding a male victim suffering a bullet wound in his head at that location.

Police officials said the unidentified victim was rushed to University Hospital via EMS in serious condition.

According to authorities, at least one shell casing was found at the scene, but a search for a suspect came back negative.

The investigation into the shooting is in its early stages and no arrest has been made at this time.