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.