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3 People Shot at the Menga Lounge on East Saint Georges Avenue in Linden

August 06, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - 3 People were shot at the Menga Lounge located at 1906 East Saint Georges Avenue.

The Shootings took place around 2:06 a.m.

According to Preliminary reports, there was an altercation inside the lounge at which time a male went to his vehicle and returned with a firearm. The suspect entered the vestibule area and fired several shots through the door, striking 3 patrons.

A 24 yr old female from Bridgewater suffered a non-life threatening graze wound and a 28 yr old male from Elizabeth suffered a gunshot wound to his extremities. Both victims were transported to Trinitas Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Also injured was a 23 yr old female from Irvington who suffered a gunshot wound to her abdomen and extremities. She was transported to UMDNJ Hospital in Newark in serious but stable condition.

This incident remains under investigation by the Linden Police Detective Bureau, and anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Nicole Andrews at (908) 474-8662 or via email at

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