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Two Stabbed in Newark's South Ward


Police and EMS are on the scene of a stabbing that has two people injured in the city's South Ward a short time ago.

Police responded to a building in the 500 block of Elizabeth Avenue at around 7:15 after receiving reports of a person stabbed.

Officers arrived to find a female victim suffering a non-life threatening stab injury at that location.

The victim reported to police that one other person was inside an apartment suffering a stab wound.

Officers checked the apartment and found the victim suffering a serious stab wound according to reports.

Both victims were rushed to the hospital while police collected evidence at the scene.

One of the victims was detained by police.

The motive for the stabbings are under investigation.