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UPDATE: Police Arrest Two in Connection with Shooting in Elizabeth

By kcora on
Elizabeth

Police today announced the arrest of two men who they say face weapon charges following yesterday’s shooting in Elizabeth.

According to police, officers today arrested 23-year-old Alfonza McLamb on the 100 block of 7th Street and charged him with possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes in connection with Thursday’s shooting on Court Street.

Police said on November 15th; officers responded to the area of Elizabeth Avenue and 5th Street sometime around 10:41 a.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they found McLamb inside Mara’s Bakery suffering from a gunshot wound to his buttocks. There have been no arrests made in connection with that shooting but the alleged suspect was last seen fleeing the scene wearing a gray hoodie.

Authorities said an accomplice, Alan Adamez, was also arrested after he shot at a parked vehicle which initiated a chase by multiple law enforcement agencies including the NJ State Police.

Police recovered the weapon after a concerned citizen turned it in then charged Adamez with possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes in connection.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to contact Sgt. Vaughn at (908)558.2050.