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Male Shot During Attempted Robbery in Elizabeth's Residential Elmora Section

By kcora on
Elizabeth

There is an active search for the suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man injured in a residential community in Elizabeth's Elmora section overnight.

The incident happened in the vicinity of 728 Eaton Street where police responded to reports of shots fired shortly before 8:30 p.m.

According to preliminary reports from police, the victim was walking on Eaton Street when an armed male suspect attempted to rob him at gunpoint.

During the incident, the suspect reportedly fired at least one round at the victim, striking him in the stomach authorities said.

EMS rushed the victim to University Hospital suffering serious injuries.

The suspect remains at-large according to police.