Target of Linden broad daylight drive-by shooting escaped injury

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LINDEN, NJ – The target of a drive-by shooting in Linden was saved only by the shooter’s inaccurate aiming skills on Sunday.

According to the Linden Police Department, at around 1:10 pm, the unidentified male suspect was sitting inside his car on the 600 block of Cleveland Ave.

Detectives reported that a second vehicle pulled alongside his, and a window was lowered, revealing a gunman. The gunman fired multiple shots at the victim’s vehicle, and both vehicles sped off.

Luckily the victim of the attack was not struck.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau, and anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Nicole Andrews at (908) 474-8662 or via email at nandrews@lpdnj.org.

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