BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Multiple Injuries Reported in Shooting Near Perry’s Funeral Home in Newark

They are multiple victims reportedly injured in a shots-fired incident that occurred in Newark’s Central Ward.

According to police, citywide police response was called to the area around Perry's Funeral Home and Oscar Miles Housing complex after a gunman arrived in the area at around 2:55 p.m. and fired more than a dozen bullets.

There is at least one person confirmed dead -lying on Lincoln Street- and two others severely injured at this time.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has been called to the scene to assist or even take over the investigation.

UPDATE 5:58 PM Two confirmed dead

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