BLOOMFIELD, NJ--There is heavy police presence in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Newark Avenue.  Bystanders report that gunshots were fired and a late model Mercedes was seen fleeing eastbound on Bloomfield Avenue. 

It is unclear if the shots came from the vehicle or were directed at it. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was also on scene as part of the investigation. 

There are no injuries reported at this time, and we have reached out to the Bloomfield Police Department for a statement.  Avoid this area if traveling on or around Bloomfield Avenue.  

This is an evolving story and TAPinto Bloomfield will update it as information becomes available.