DEVELOPING NEWARK NJ: Double Shooting Reported in Newark's East Ward

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Police in Newark's East Ward are investigating a double shooting that occurred this evening. ..

Reports of shots fired that rang out in the vicinity of Pennington and Dawson streets at around 5 p.m. sent police to the scene where they found evidence that a shooting occurred but no victims.

Officers were later informed that the victim was transported by private vehicle to University Hospital.

A further investigation had police locate a second victim in the 80's block of Jabez.

The extent of both victims' injuries have not been disclosed. Police have crime scenes established at both locations at this time.

UPDATE 5:42 pm. One victim with severe injuries, the other shot to the hand.