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Jersey City Police Investigates Double Shooting on Martin Luther King Drive

Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are investigating the motive behind a shooting incident that sent two victims to the hospital Thursday night. 

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Drive and Virginia Avenue around 8:55 p.m. 

Units arrived and found a vehicle speeding from the scene and shell casings on the ground. 

Police chased the car that was eventually stopped on NJ-440 after being stuck in traffic. 

Three occupants inside the car were taken into custody and a weapon was confiscated. 

Back at the shooting scene, two individuals were transported to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening gunshot wounds. 

The investigation into the shooting remains active and ongoing.