Woman Shot Multiple Times in Elizabeth

A shooting that left a woman seriously injured in Elizabeth overnight has authorities searching for the shooter.

According to a preliminary investigation, police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the 400 block of Westminster Avenue shortly before midnight.

Units arriving at the scene found a 45-year-old woman suffering multiple gunshot wounds at that location.

EMS rushed the woman to University Hospital in serious condition, according to reports.

Police searched several parts of the city for a vehicle that sped away from the scene after the shooting.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation by Elizabeth Police.

Westminster Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ, 07208