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Gunfire Strikes Man in East Orange

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Police in East Orange are on the search for the suspects responsible for a shooting that injured a man in a section of the city this afternoon. 

 

According to police, at approximately 4:30 p.m, gunfire rang out in the 20's block of Tremont Avenue, sending police to the scene to investigate. 

 

When officers arrived, they found the victim suffering a bullet wound in his shoulder at that location. 

 

Police say suspects pulled up in what is believed to be a dark grey Dodge Ram and began to fire shots in the direction of the victim before speeding away from the scene. 

 

According to police, the victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment and expected to survive. 

 

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.