Police: Man shot multiple times on 19th Street and Avenue C in Bayonne

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A man was shot multiple times near the intersection of 19th Street and Avenue C in Bayonne yesterday and the shooter is still at large, police said. 

The victim of a Bayonne shooting yesterday. His face has been censored out of respect for his family. Facebook photo.
The victim of a Bayonne shooting yesterday. His face has been censored out of respect for his family. Facebook photo.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday at around 1:59 p.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired near the intersection of 19th Street and Avenue C. Upon arrival, a male victim was discovered with gunshot wounds to his chest and leg, according to Police Lt. Eric Amato.

The shooter had already fled the scene by the time police arrived and the current condition of the victim is unknown, authorities said.

The Bayonne Police Department’s Detective Bureau is asking anyone with any information about the incident to contact Det. Murphy at 201-858-6925.

They can also call the Bayonne Police Tipline at 1-877-900-8477 or text their tip to 274637, using the keyword “TIPBPD.”

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