Updated at Friday, at 10:00 p.m.
UNION, NJ – A Union police officer has been involved in a shooting in Mountainside, according to unconfirmed reports.
Details are vague, but reports indicate a shooting took place Friday afternoon off of Route 22 west in Mountainside after a vehicle pursuit and chase. The chase, on Robin Hood Road in Mountainside. ended with a crash and foot chase. Residents were confused and panicked as suspect cut through several backyards, as tweeted by an ABC reporter. One or more shots were fired.
The suspect was taken to an area hospital. It is unknown who fired the shot(s). The condition of the suspect is unknown.
The Prosecutor's Office's Shooting Response Team responded to a location off Route 22 in Mountainside to initiate an investigation.
The investigation is ongoing. More details will be provided when they become available.