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Scotch Plains Police Investigating Shooting

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Scotch Plains Police investigate shooting at 1925 Church Ave. Credits: John Mooney
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Church Avenue in Scotch Plains Credits: Google Maps
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Scotch Plains Police investigate shooting at 1925 Church Ave. Credits: John Mooney
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police are investigating a shooting, possibly fatal, on the 1900 block of Church Ave., just one block from Park Middle School.

Police have closed Church Ave. to through traffic as the investigation continues. Several police vehicles and the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad are on the scene.

"The house is secure, and at this time there is no suspect or impending threat to the community at this time," said Scotch Plains police spokesperson Captain Ted Conley.

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The shooting, which took place late this afternoon, is not far from the scene of a shooting in February 2014 on the same street. The two incidents are unrelated.

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