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Shots Fired Incident Under Investigation in Linden

By rlsmetro on

Police in Linden are investigating a shots fire incident that occurred in the city on Wednesday morning.

According to police, at approximately 1:10 a.m. on, February 17, Officers responded to the 2500 block of E. Edgar Road on reports of a shooting. The officers responding to the scene located a vehicle with multiple bullet holes stuck in a snowbank nearby.

The victim stated that he was approached by a black man wearing a hooded sweatshirt as he left a nearby restaurant. The suspect reportedly fired several shots at the vehicle and fled towards Urbanowitz Avenue. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau, and anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Christian Ramirez or Det. Michael Cistaro at (908) 474-8537. Information about this incident or any other crime can also be shared anonymously via email to