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Overnight Gunfire Erupts in East Orange; Injuries Reported

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Authorities in East Orange are investigating the motive behind a shooting that injured a person in a section of the city Thursday night.

According to a preliminary report, at approximately 7:50 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the vicinity of 4th Avenue and North 15th Street.

Officers arrived and were told that several suspects occupying a light-colored vehicle pulled up and began to fire a rifle near the intersection.

One victim suffered gunshot injuries and their condition has not been confirmed at this time.

The suspects sped away from the scene and remain at-large.