East Orange Police are on the search for a suspect wanted for firing shots in a section of the city that injured a boy Thursday.
According to East Orange city officials, gunfire rang in the 200 block of Amherst Street before 7 p.m.
When police arrived at the scene, they found a 17-year-old boy suffering a non-life threatening gunshot graze wound.
Police said the victim was transported to the hospital, where he was treated by medical professionals then released.
East Orange Police said a white SUV was driving down Amherst Street and as the victim was crossing the street, the SUV stopped and a male fired one round, which grazed the boy.
Police said the suspect’s gun jammed and the magazine fell on the ground.
There were no other injuries reported.