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Police Investigate Shooting in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy

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.