Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis confirms shooting at 16th Street Park

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A shooting occurred at Bayonne’s 16th Street Park this afternoon and the victim’s injuries do not appear life threatening, according to Mayor Jimmy Davis. 

A screenshot of Bayonne's 16th St. Park from Google Maps.
A screenshot of Bayonne’s 16th Street Park from Google Maps.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Davis tweeted the limited details that are available just before 8 p.m.

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A law enforcement source told Hudson County View that the victim is an 18-year-old male, who is being treated at the Jersey City Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the back.

Bayonne’s 16th Street Park is located near the intersection of 16th Street and Avenue A.