Authorities in Perth Amboy are n the scene investigating a shooting that caused injuries this evening.
Police set up a crime scene that stretched about a block long after a gunman fired multiple rounds of gunfire in the area at around 6:30 p.m.
According to residents in the area, officers arrived at the scene to find a male victim struck by gunfire. The victim was placed in an ambulance and transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.
There were reports of a second person suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg at that location.
Police marked off about a half dozen shell casings as the canvassed the area with a k9 unit to find a possible suspect responsible for the shooting.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.