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Gunfire Strikes Two Victims in Jersey City

Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are on the search for a suspect wanted for gunning down two people late Saturday night. 

A ShotSpotter device detected multiple rounds of gunfire in the area of 245 16th Street shortly before 10:25 p.m. 

Jersey City officers rushed to the scene and found an unidentified male suffering a bullet wound in his leg. While searching the area, officers found a second person struck in his back by bullets. 

Both individuals were rushed to Jersey City Medical Center in stable condition while detectives stayed behind and searched for additional victims. 

A weapon was recovered near the crime scene, but the suspect fled the area and has not been arrested. 

No motive for the shooting was available.