Police in Elizabeth checked a neighborhood for a crime scene after a male entered a hospital suffering bullet wounds.
According to police, at approximately 11:10 p.m., officials at Trinitas Hospital contacted police when a male victim entered the emergency room suffering gunshot wounds.
Police say the victim told them that the incident happened in the vicinity of 165 Smith Street.
The victim's injuries were not reported as life-threatening and the motive for the shooting is under investigation.
Elizabeth officials have launched an investigation.