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Police Involved Shooting in Belleville

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray has announced that the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Critical Incident Response Team is investigating a police involved shooting earlier Wednesday night in Belleville.

The incident occurred shortly after 6:00 p.m. on December 21 at a residence in the 300 block of Joralemon Street.

No police officers were injured but one male suspect suffered a gunshot wound. The suspect is currently in serious condition at University Hospital in Newark.

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As per established protocol, the Prosecutor's Office investigates all police involved shootings. This investigation is active and ongoing.

No additional information is available at this time. 

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