4th Ward trouble today
Some kid was bopped over the head with a bat, but he’s apparently ok, and back in the neighborhood. Additionally, police found this suspected gun-toter and came up empty with a weapon (claiming “false alarm”).
I haven’t been able to ascertain exactly what’s been going on in the projects of the 4th Ward today (I wasted 4 hours at the car dealer service station) but here’s what I’ve heard:
This morning, there was some kind of assault/attempted assault involving a baseball bat, down near 3rd and Harrison and 310 Marshall Drive. Police responded, and it appeared nothing happened, but there was a “large crowd” gathering. This was overheard on the scanner.
Then shortly thereafter, it was reported that a man carrying a gun was seen headed towards the projects. Police responded, and were unable to locate him. They stayed in the area, with the suspicion that this actor had gone into one of the HHA buildings. This is when I had to leave Hoboken.
While out of town, I received several calls and emails regarding a “lockdown” going on in the 4th Ward. Multiple police units stationed around, and it appears that they’re on a manhunt of some kind.
If you listen to the live police scanner now, you can hear the increased level of activity going on.
Anyone else hear what’s happening?