Authorities in Union County are investigating circumstances surrounding a shots-fired incident at a gas station on a highway in Hillside overnight.
According to preliminary reports, police responded to reports of shots fired at the BP Gas Station located on US-22 around midnight.
According to police, when units arrived at the scene, they found shell casings, but none of the employees or customers were injured.
Police believe that a dark-colored vehicle pulled up at the gas station then gunfire erupted.
Several suspects occupying the car fled the scene eastbound on US-22 and were last observed in Newark.
Police are looking into the possibility of an armed robbery of the business but have not determined or released the motive at this time.