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UPDATE: Gunfire Erupts in Elizabeth Neighborhood

By rlsmetro on

Police in Elizabeth reported no injuries in a shot-fired incident that occurred in a section of the city on Tuesday afternoon. 

According to police, gunfire rang out in the vicinity of 1149 Mary Street just before 2:20 p.m. sending police to the scene to investigate. 

Several units arrived at the scene and found evidence that a shooting occurred, but no victims were found at that location after officers searched the area. 

Witnesses reported to police that a black male suspect who wore a light-colored hoodie fired multiple rounds at unknown targets before fleeing the scene in a silver vehicle that sped away for the scene. 

Police believe that the car had no rear bumper and was last observed heading toward Walnut Street. 

The incident remains under investigation.