Authorities Investigating Shooting in Bound Brook, Near Bridgewater Line
Bridgewater Police assisting investigation into incident near Bound Brook Train Station.
A shooting in Bound Brook Saturday evening is under investigation, a spokesman for the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office confirmed.
Capt. Jack Bennett said there is an ongoing investigation into the incident, but did not immediately release further details.
According to a Bound Brook police officer who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to provide information about the investigation, the Bound Brook police and other agencies, including the Bridgewater Police Department, are investigating a shooting that wounded two victims.
The condition of the victims was not immediately known, but the officer confirmed one needed to be airlifted to an area hospital.
Unconfirmed reports indicate the shooting occurred near the Bound Brook Train Station on West Main Street—about a mile from the Bridgewater Township line—at about 6 p.m.
Authorities were investigating the scene near the train station Saturday evening around the tracks west of the terminal. Trains were not running in either direction as authorities investigated the scene at about 7 p.m.
A Bridgewater Police dispatcher declined to comment since the investigation is being handled by the prosecutor's office.