Kearny police seeking public’s help after 3 people shot at apartment party


The Kearny Police Department is seeking the public’s help after three people were shot at a party at the Vermella East apartment complex early Monday morning.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The shooting that occurred around 1 a.m. yesterday, at Vermella East, and the three victims sustained non-life threatening injuries, the Kearny PD said in a Facebook post.

“The incident was contained within a single apartment. Preliminary investigation indicates that this was not a random act of violence. There appears to be some level of association among the individuals involved, although the extent of their acquaintance is yet to be determined,” the department also said.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Kearny PD via e-mail at or by contacting the KPD Detective Bureau directly. Tips can be submitted anonymously.

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