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UPDATE: Roselle House Party Ends in Gunfire, Teen Injured


Roselle Police are investigating a shooting incident that injured a male at a house party in the town Saturday night. 

It happened just before 10:30 p.m. in the area of  Thompson Avenue near Warinaco Park. 

According to a preliminary investigation, officials at Trinitas Hospital alerted Elizabeth Police when an unidentified male entered the emergency room suffering bullet wounds. 

The victim told police that he was struck by gunfire near the park while he was in that area. 

Residents on Thompson Avenue told RLS Media that a teen house party was occurring when the -kids- started to engage in a physical confrontation. 

During the fight, gunfire rang out at the residence, according to residents. The victim is a senior at Linden High School (Roselle) and his condition has only been reported as serious at this time. 

Roselle Police taped off the area and searched for a crime scene and possibly other victims, but no other injuries were reported. 

The motive for the fight and the shooting is under investigation. 

CORRECTION: The previous article stated that the victim was a Abraham Clark High School student. This has since been corrected as a Linden High School Student. The victim has non-life threatening injuries.