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Man Shot in the Butt Overnight in New Brunswick

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — City cops are investigating a shooting early this morning that sent a New Brunswick man to the hospital, according to a press release.

Police responded to Throop Avenue and Delavan Street around 12:50 a.m. today, June 8, after receiving a report of the shooting, New Brunswick Police Capt. J.T. Miller wrote in the release.

When they got there, cops found a 23-year-old city resident who “sustained a gunshot wound to his buttocks,” according to police. He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.

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The victim “was unable” to offer a description of the suspect or how the incident unfolded, police said.

Anyone with information should call Det. Erika DiMarcello at 732-745-5217.

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