Two teens killed, one injured in Newark shooting

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Newark Police are investigating a shooting that killed two teens and injured another on Christmas night. Credit: Metro File Photo

Two teens were killed and a third was injured in a shooting in Newark’s South Ward on Christmas night.

A 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy were fatally shot around 10 p.m. on the 100 block of Schley Street, The Star-Ledger reported.

Both teens were pronounced dead at University Hospital in Newark. A third young victim was in critical but stable condition on Thursday night.

Newark Police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the incident, The Star-Ledger reported.

The victims’ names have not been released.



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