LINDEN, NJ – At least two teens were injured during a fight Wednesday night at Martin Luther King Memorial Park in Linden. According to police, an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old male juvenile were both transported to Trinitas Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries after a fight escalated into a shooting at around 8:20 pm.
The Linden Police Department said officers responded to the area and observed a large group of juveniles running from the scene.
“One of the parties involved, a 16-year-old juvenile, was transported to Trinitas Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries,” police said. “Moments later, Officers learned that a second party involved in the incident had self-transported to Trinitas Regional Medical Center. The victim, an 18-year-old man from Roselle, was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.”