2 killed, including 7-year-old child, after 4 people shot in Newark

Two people were killed, including a 7-year-old girl, after four people were shot in Newark Wednesday night, sources told reporters.

Newark Police responded to a domestic dispute at 363 Johnson Ave around 8:45 p.m.

Sources say as authorities were responding to a home, an armed man on Elizabeth Avenue near Watson Avenue approached police.

Newark Police shot an armed man, who later died.

When authorities entered the home, they found a 7-year-old dead with a gunshot wound to the chest, and a man critically injured.

A fourth gunshot victim went to Beth Israel Hospital. It’s unknown what his condition is.

A semi-automatic handgun could be seen lying in the street among the evidence detectives are securing at the scene.

The Newark Attorney General’s Office is investigating the shooting.

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