Police Arrest Man Armed with a Gun in Irvington

Police closed off a portion of Grove Street in Irvington after they engaged in a search for a gun Sunday afternoon.

According to initial reports, police were called to the 200 block of 19th Avenue at around 12:30 p.m. where they arrived to question a male who began to flee on foot.

Officers reportedly gave chase to the suspect where they caught up with him a short distance away according to reports.

A gun located inside a dumpster was allegedly tossed by the suspect.

EMS were called to the scene for injuries, as a significant police presence searched for additional evidence in the area.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

19th Avenue, Irvington, NJ, 07111