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BREAKING UPDATE: State Police Confirms Two Dead, Four Arrested in Route 120 Shooting in East Rutherford

By rlsmetro on

The New Jersey State Police is investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday evening in the parking lot of the New Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford.

According to an official statement released by NJ State Police on Monday morning, two victims sustained fatal injuries in the shooting.

State Police officials said one victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the other victim was pronounced dead at Meadowlands Hospital.

Currently, there are four suspects in custody, according to NJ State Police.

Preliminary information indicates that the shooting was an isolated incident and there is no perceived threat to the public. No police officer fired their weapon during the incident, according to State Police.

As of 4:30 a.m. Monday, NJ-120 southbound near Route 3 remained closed for the active and ongoing investigation.

The circumstances involving the shooting remain under investigation and officials said there is no additional information available at this time.

Mall goers at The American Dream Mall were never in danger during the incident.