UPDATE: Two Dead, Six Injured After Gunmen Blast Nearly 50 Rounds in New Brunswick Neighborhood
Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced today that authorities are investigating a shooting which took place early this morning in the City.
Officials said two victims have died, and six others were injured in the shooting.
The New Brunswick Police responded to the area of 32 Delafield Street in New Brunswick at approximately 1:18 am this morning and found eight people suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
According to Middlesex County officials, the victims were taken to various hospitals in the area.
Two male victims were pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
Thus far the investigation has determined that there is no affiliation with Rutgers University or its students.
The shooting is being investigated by the New Brunswick Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Erika DiMarcello of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5200, or Detective Julissa Alvarado of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office (732) 745-3848.