LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department confirmed that shots were fired in Linden Tuesday afternoon.

According officials, at about 3:40 p.m., officers responded to the area of Bower Street & E. Henry Street after residents reported the sound of gunshots.

A subsequent investigation confirmed that a shooting had occurred at the scene. No one was reported to be injured in the shooting.

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The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau. Anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Juan Velarde at (908) 474-8552 or via email at

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