NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two more people have been fatally shot in Newark.
City police and the Essex County prosecutor’s office say three people were also wounded in the shooting, which occurred around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on Springfield Avenue in the city’s West Ward.
No details were immediately available on a motive behind the shootings, and further details on the injured people were not disclosed.
None of the victims was identified.
Murders in Newark reached 111 in 2013, the first time the number has surpassed 100 in six years.