Injuries Reported After Gunfire Erupts at Elizabeth Playground

There is an active and ongoing investigation underway as authorities look into the circumstances behind a shooting that injured a person near at a playground in Elizabeth.

According to preliminary reports, police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out at Mravlag Manor at approximately 11:35 p.m.

Police arrived at the scene found a male victim suffering a gunshot wound in his face according to reports. EMS rushed the victim to University Hospital in Newark for treatment and remained in serious condition.

Police taped off the area around the playground where they located a gun and shell casings according to reports.

The suspects fled the scene and remain at-large according to police.