Investigation into police-involved shooting in East Orange

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Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in East Orange.

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in New Jersey Tuesday night.

The Essex County Prosecutors Office says it happened around 10 p.m. on Park Avenue in East Orange.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired and encountered the suspect, and at least one officer discharged his weapon.

The suspect was struck. He was treated and remains hospitalized in stable condition.

Police say the suspect was in possession of a gun.

The investigation is active and ongoing, and no charges have been filed at this time.

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