KPD statement on Friday-morning shooting

The Kearny Police Department has released the following statement regarding the shooting that occurred Friday morning:

Shortly after midnight on June 3, 2016, a report of gunshots being fired at Kearny Ave. and Wilson Ave. was received by the Kearny Police Department.  Responding units found no one present at that location, but did observe blood on the ground.

 A short while later, University Hospital in Newark contacted the Kearny police reporting that they were treating a female victim with a gunshot wound to her hand.  The victim was treated and later released from the hospital. 

An investigation into the shooting is being conducted by the KPD, and all indications are that this is not a random act or street-level crime, and that the involved parties may know one another.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kearny Police Department at (201) 998-1313.  All information will remain confidential.

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