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2 teenagers killed, 1 injured in Newark shooting

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NEWARK, N.J. (PIX11) —  Newark Police are investigating a shooting that killed two teenagers and critically injured a third.

The shooting took place Christmas night around 10 p.m. in the 100 block of Schley Street.

According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, a 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy were fatally shot Christmas night. Both teenagers were pronounced dead at a local hospital.

A third young victim was shot and is in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.

The names of the victims have not been released at this time.

The shootings come after three men were fatally shot at an Irvington strip club early Christmas morning.