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BREAKING: Two Shot With One Fatally Injured in Newark's West Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police have a crime scene established and an investigation underway into a shooting that injured two victims in a section of the city's West Ward Friday evening. 

In the investigation, residents on Fairmont Avenue between 14th and 15th avenues dialed 911 when they heard multiple gunshots near their homes around 8:50 p.m. 

When community members looked out their windows, they said they saw an unconscious male victim bleeding heavily and fighting to breathe at that location. 

Emergency responders arrived and began CPR on the victim before EMS rushed him the short distance to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just before 9:50 p.m. 

Police say a second victim is suffering serious injuries. 

The suspect fled the scene and is at-large at this time.