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UPDATE: One Killed, Another Wounded in New Brunswick Shooting

New Brunswick

By: Tracie Carter 

Middlesex County reported today that they are investigating a deadly shooting in the City of New Brunswick.Ad Officials said on March 12, at approximately 6:53 P.M., authorities responded to the area of Throop Avenue and Delavan Street following a report of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, officers located two male victims, both who sustained gunshot wounds and were transported to Robert Wood Hospital for treatment.

The victim, Mr. Numi Simmons, 23, of New Brunswick, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The other male victim is currently in critical condition.

Initial investigation has revealed tha the violent encountered appeared to be targeted. 

Anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective Sean Freeman of the New Brunswick Police Department at 732-745-5200 or Detective Michelle Coppola of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-3477.