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Police Investigate Double Shooting on Newark's Central-West Ward Border

By rlsmetro on

Newark authorities are investigating a shooting incident that injured two victims near the city's Central and West Ward border overnight.

According to police, at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Monday, gunfire rang out in the vicinity of South 19th Street and South Orange, sending Police to the scene to investigate.

Upon arrival, police found two males suffering non-fatal injuries after a ShotSpotter device alerted officers of gunfire in the area.

Police say the pair were transported to University Hospital for treatment.

The motive for the shooting has not been released at this time.