BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- At approximately 830 this evening Bloomfield Police responded to a report of gunshots on 1st Avenue between N 13th Street and N 15th Street. The BPD found an injured man who was unconscious as a result of numerous gunshot wounds. 

The police have established a crime scene and are currently investigating the shooting. This is an evolving story and TAPinto Bloomfield will update it as we receive more information. 

Update-  We reached out to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office for further information and were told  "I can confirm that we are investigating a homicide but I don't have any details yet." Initial reports stated that there was one serious injury as a result of the shooting.