Linden Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the city Wednesday night. Linden Police officials said at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, Linden Central Dispatch received multiple reports of a fight at Martin Luther King Memorial Park, 701 McCandless Street. Police responded to the area and observed a large group of juveniles running from the scene.
officials said one of the parties involved, a 16-year-old juvenile, was transported to Trinitas Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Moments later, officers learned that a second party involved in the incident had self-transported to Trinitas Regional Medical Center.
Police said the victim, an 18-year-old man from Roselle, was treated for a non-life-threatening gun shot wound. The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective and Juvenile Aid Bureaus.