SOMERSET, NJ - Matilda Avenue is closed between Franklin Boulevard and Ralph Street due to an investigation according to a township alert sent at 10:47 pm. 

New Brunswick Today reported shots fired in the area via a Facebook Live feed at approximately 9 pm. 

"I can confirm that the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office is involved in an active and ongoing investigation in Franklin Township," Det. Jeanne Trillhaase, Somerset County Prosecutor's Office spokesperson told TAPinto. "More details will be provided at a later date."

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Commuters are urged to avoid the area.

Editor's Note: This story will be updated when more information becomes available. 

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