Man Shot Inside East Orange Park

A late night shooting that occurred at an East Orange park has police investigating.

The shooting happened before 11:30 pm at the Oval Park on Grove Street near Eaton Place.

According to reports, late night gunfire rang out inside the park sending police to the scene where they found the man suffering gunshot injuries.

The victim was transported to University Hospital where his injuries were not fatal according to the Prosecutor's Office.

The latest shooting has authorities in the city investigating over a dozen shootings that occurred in East Orange this year.

Police are investigating the motive.

There was also a male victim shot in the leg on Park and Grove on Thursday evening. Then victim's injuries were non-fatal.

Sawyer Avenue, East Orange, NJ, 07017