SALEM, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Police are responding to an active shooter incident in Salem, New Jersey.

A post on the Facebook page for Salem County government asked the public to avoid the area of the county offices.


“Please do not come in this surrounding area as currently there is an active shooter incident taking place,” the post reads.

There is a heavy police presence on the scene, according to 6ABC.

No further details about the incident were immediately available.

Salem is a city in Salem County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 5,146, reflecting a decrease of 711 from the 5,857 counted in the 2000 – Wikipedia.