Press Release


For Immediate Release:
May 22, 2024

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information:

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Special Investigation  Squad, and the Glen Rock Police Department are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at Wilde Memorial Park on Maple Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ.

On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at approximately 7:34 p.m. the Glen Rock Police Department responded to a disturbance at Wilde Memorial Park where a large crowd was gathered playing basketball on the outdoor basketball courts.

One adult male was shot and is currently being treated at an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

There is no ongoing threat, however the scene and investigation remain active.  The park remains closed to the public until further notice.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackerman. No additional information is available at this time while the investigation is underway.