LINDEN, NJ - An investigation has been launched by Linden Police Department into a shooting incident that took place this evening.

According to law enforcement officials, at approximately 8:15 p.m. officers responded to reports of a shooting inside a residence on Cedar Avenue.

The victim, a 49-year-old man, was transported to University Hospital in Newark with non-life-threatening injuries.

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The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau.

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