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UPDATE: Altercation Inside Linden Bar Results in Three Patrons Shot

By rlsmetro on

Linden Police said this  morning at approximately 2:06 a.m, officers responded to 1906 E. At. George’s Ave, Menga Lounge, on reports of shots fired. 

According to preliminary reports, there was an altercation inside the lounge at which time a male went to his vehicle and returned with a firearm.

Police say the suspect entered the vestibule area and fired several shots though the door, striking 3 patrons.

A 24-year-old female from Bridgewater suffered a non-life threatening graze wound and a 28-year-old male from Elizabeth suffered a gunshot wound to his extremities.

Both victims were transported to Trinitas Hospital with non life threatening injuries.  

Also injured was a 23-year-old female from Irvington who suffered a gunshot wound to her abdomen and extremities.

Police say she was transported to UMDNJ Hospital in Newark in serious but stable condition. 

This incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau, and anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Nicole Andrews at (908) 474-8662 or via email at 

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