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UPDATE: Two Juveniles Critical, Among Eight Victims in Newark Shooting Spree


Newark Police are investigating the shooting of two adult males in the area of Lincoln Street and Court Street that occurred just before 6:25 p.m. yesterday.

Police said one victim is reportedly in critical condition, while the second victim’s condition is listed as stable.

According to police, just before 8:10 p.m., two juvenile male victims, ages 15 and 17, were located by police, shot while riding in a stolen car in the area of Quitman Street near Montgomery Street.

Both victims are reportedly in critical condition. 

In a separate shooting incident at Maybaum Avenue near Tremont Avenue, police located one male who had been shot just before 8:40 p.m.

While police were with the victim at University Hospital, a second shooting victim, a 15-year-old male juvenile, arrived.

Both victims are reportedly in stable condition.

Police said at approximately 10:10 p.m., police responded to the area of 17th Avenue and Hunterdon Street where they located a man who had been shot.

The victim was transported to University Hospital, where he is reportedly in stable condition.

A second adult male victim arrived at the hospital in a private vehicle.

Both victims are reportedly in stable condition.

Shooting detectives are also investigating an incident in the 100 block of Telford Street, where an arrest was made following a firearm discharge.

Each incident remains under investigation. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.