Police in Bayonne are investigating the motive behind a violent assault that occurred in a section of the city Wednesday morning.
According to preliminary reports, residents in the 800 block of Avenue C contacted police when they heard a man yelling for help around 6 a.m.
Police arrived and found the victim bleeding heavily after being attacked at that location.
Police say the victim suffered multiple wounds but did not confirm if the victim was stabbed or shot at this time. Residents said they did not hear gunfire in the area during the incident.
One person was detained at the scene and is now being questioned by police.
The investigation into the incident remains active and ongoing. There are no official reports of arrests.