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Critical Injuries Reported for Newark Ironbound Section Stabbing Victims


A double stabbing that occurred overnight in a neighborhood in Newark's Ironbound section is under investigation.

Emergency responders rushed to the 50's block of Hawkins Street at around 12:30 a.m. after receiving reports of injured victims at that location.

First arriving crews located two victims bleeding after suffering stab injuries.

EMS transported both victims to University Hospital, with one of the injured listed in critical condition while the other was reportedly in stable condition.

Police set up a crime scene where they searched the John Hyatt Court housing complex where a male suspect, wearing a hoodie and sweat pants, was observed leaving the area after the incident.

Authorities are investigating the motive for the stabbings.

There are no reports of arrests.