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.
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.