BREAKING NEWS EAST ORANGE NJ: Multiple Victims Injured in East Orange Shooting

There is a large crime scene established in a community in East Orange as authorities are on the scene investigating a shooting with serious injuries reported.

Residents from as far away as eight blocks heard about ten loud booms on Central Avenue at round 11:45 p.m. then contacted police.

Officers rushing to the area found as many three people struck by gunfire with one person struck several times in the back near 393 Central Avenue (at Shepard Avenue).

Gunmen fired multiple rounds from a large gun, possibly a rifle.

All of the victims were rushed to University Hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating a motive for the shooting.