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UPDATE: Elizabeth Gunshot Victim Uncooperative with Police Investigation

By rlsmetro on
Elizabeth

Police officials in Elizabeth are continuing an investigation into a shooting that injured a male victim at a location in the city Sunday evening. 

According to Elizabeth City Spokeswoman Ruby Contreras, at approximately 7 p.m., a 20-year-old Elizabeth resident was shot in the stomach on Jefferson Avenue. 

Spokeswoman Contreras said the victim was transported to University Hospital in Newark, where he is currently in stable condition but not cooperating with Elizabeth Police. 

According to Spokeswoman Contreras, a preliminary investigation into the incident indicated that the victim was with four other people at the time, and it appeared like a confrontation engaged and went wrong between individuals who knew each other.

Police have not made an arrest in the case, Spokeswoman Contreras said.