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UPDATE: Juvenile, Adult Males Struck by Gunfire in Linden

By rlsmetro on

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.  

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Det. Juan Velarde at (908) 474-8552 or Det. Jacyn McPhail at (908) 474-8520