On Saturday, March 24, 2012, at approximately 4 a.m., Roselle Park Police received numerous 9-1-1 calls reporting possible shots fired near the Walnut Street bridge. A Roselle Park patrolman in Headquarters also stated he heard noises consistent with the sound of gunfire.
All RPPD units responded along with units from Roselle Police Department. An exhaustive search of the area – including the municipal complex – revealed no further evidence of gunfire. A secondary search after sunrise also produced negative results. Investigation to continue.