UPDATE: Gunman Shoots 17-Year-Old in Linden
Police in Linden are on the search for a gunman who fired shots at a teenaged boy that caused injuries on Sunday morning.
According to a statement released by police, at approximately 12:10 am officers were dispatched to the area of W. 15th Street and Winans Avenue on reports of a shooting.
Police say upon their arrival they found a 17-year-old victim in the 1400 block of South Wood Avenue struck by gunfire at that location.
Police say the juvenile was treated on scene then transported to Newark University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect remains at-large.
The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Juvenile Bureau, and anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Det. Steve Zevlikaris at (732) 535-4733.