Police Investigating Shooting Today of 26 Year Old

LINDEN: Detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred this afternoon.

On Thursday, May 4, 2023 at about 4:00 p.m. Officers responded to the 10 block of N. Wood Ave on reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, they are located a 26 year old Linden resident who suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was treated on scene and transported to Newark University Hospital by Linden Fire Department personnel.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau. And anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Nick Philippakos at (908) 474-8530 or via email at nphilippakos@lpdnj.org.

Information about this incident or any other crime can also be shared anonymously via email to crimetips@lpdnj.org.

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