Reports of Shots Fired Places Edison Schools on 'Shelter in Place' Status

Police in Edison has cleared an area of reported shots fired that was heard in a section of the Township this afternoon.

According to a statement released by Edison Police, at approximately 1:20 p.m., phone calls from individuals near a wooded area of Wood Avenue reported hearing -what they believed was- shots fired.

As a precaution, schools were placed in a 'Shelter in Place' status while police canvassed the area.

Edison Police said officers cleared the area 'as founded' just before 2:05 p.m. and are continuing the investigation.

No injuries reported.