OFFICE OF THE
UNION COUNTY
PROSECUTOR
FOR EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911 Immediately 

Andrew K. RuOTOLO, JR. Justice CENTER
32 Rahway Avenue, elizabeth, NJ 07202

908-527-4500    ucpo@ucnj.org
Lyndsay V. Ruotolo
Acting Prosecutor

Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 8, 2012

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a police involved shooting that happened in Roselle earlier this morning, announced Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr.

According to the investigation thus far, members of the Linden Police Department chased a stolen vehicle into Roselle just after midnight. The vehicle crashed in the area of 418 15th St., said Cernadas and one suspect fled the vehicle and gave chase.  During a struggle with police the suspect was shot in the arm and was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for the  non-life threating injury.

No charges have been filed, said Cernadas, and the investigation continues. Additional information will be released as it becomes avaiable.