Man shot multiple times in Linden

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LINDEN, NJ – Police in Linden are investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday afternoon. At around 3:35 pm, officers arrived at the 900 block of Seymour Avenue after receiving reports of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, police located a 36-year-old man who had been shot multiple times. His injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening, and he was taken to Newark University Hospital by EMS for treatment.

“This incident is actively under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau and the Linden Police Juvenile Aid Bureau,” police said tonight.

Police did not release any information regarding possible suspects. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Matt Jones at (908) 474-8556 or Det. Jim Garrison at (908) 474-8045.

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