Linden, New Jersey Shooting SceneLinden, New Jersey Shooting Scene

LINDEN, N.J. (UNF NEWS) – A Polish Family, two adults and two children were killed in a shooting at a residence in Linden, New Jersey, United States on February 19, 2023. At approximately 9:30 am Sunday morning, police officers responded to Chatam Place on reports of a shooting. Authorities on scene found two adult victims and a juvenile victim who were pronounced dead on scene. A second juvenile victim was transported to Newark University Hospital in critical condition and the child was later pronounced dead according to police. The shooter is believed to be among the dead, and there is no further threat to the public according to police. Investigators were on scene Sunday evening gathering evidence and nearby roads were closed as authorities processed the scene. Consul General of Poland in New York Adrian Kubicki announced on social media that a Polish family, parents and two children died in the shooting and that he was in direct contact with the local police. Consul General of Poland in New York Adrian Kubicki said that Linden is home to many people of Polish descent and that we sympathize with the pain of the entire community. Consul General of Poland in New York Adrian Kubicki went on to say that everyone at the New York City Polish Consulate are shocked by the tragedy.

By Kyle Mazza

I have photographed and reported on several concerts, galas, press conferences and special events since I was 8-years-old. I am the holder of a New York City Press Credential, Maryland State Press Credential and White House Press Credentials. I cover President Joe Biden, covered Former President Donald J. Trump and at other times candidates for President including then Former Vice President Joe Biden while he campaigned, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Elizabeth Warren and others. I took part in overseas trips with Former President Trump as part of the White House Traveling Press. I have also covered Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. I have covered events in Canada including events with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau such as the Visit of Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa and other high-profile events such as the Open Government Partnership and the 2020 Presidential Debate with Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald J. Trump in Nashville, Tennessee and the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate with Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris in Salt Lake City, Utah. I have covered several entertainment and red carpet events including the 2016 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC and the Z100 JingleBall Announcement Event with Daya and Charlie Puth in New York, NY in 2016. I have also covered two Miss America Pageant's and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 in New York, NY. Other notable events that I have covered include the Democratic National Convention in 2016 and the Visit of Pope Francis to New York, NY in 2015. Follow me on Twitter @KyleMazzaWUNF and on Instagram @KyleMazzaWUNF.