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Police Investigate Shooting on Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

A male suffered injuries during a shooting incident in Jersey City on Wednesday night. 

According to police, at approximately 9:57 p.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Drive and Virginia Avenue. 

Upon arrival, police found shell casings and a male victim suffering a head injury at that location. 

While investigating, police learned that bullets did not strike the victim. He hit his head while getting away from a gunman who fired in his direction. 

The victim was treated for the non-life-threatening injury while police collected two shell casings at the scene. 

Police have not released a motive for the shooting. The suspect is at large.