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Aug 27, 2019

Rifle-Wielding Man Shoots Up NJ Bus Stop

old bridge rifle shooting bus stop

A stock photo of a rifle. (This was not the exact gun used in the shooting)

On Monday, Aug. 26 around 4 pm, a man with a rifle opened fire at a New Jersey bus stop.

The gunshots were fired at the Old Bridge Park and Ride. After firing multiple shots, the man ran away toward Nieuw Amsterdam Village, an apartment complex where police are still unable to locate him.

old bridge park ride

Old Bridge Park and Ride

Witnesses described the gunman as a black male in a gray sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and wearing a green bandana and brown mask, according to ABC NY. There were no reported injuries.

The Old Bridge Township Police Department and the New Jersey Transit police are investigating this situation.