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2 dead, 1 injured in shooting on Newark street

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NEWARK (PIX11) – Two people were killed and another injured in a Newark shooting late Monday, according to police.

Around 5 p.m. police were called to the intersection of Irvine Turner Boulevard and Spruce Street and found two men and a woman with gunshot wounds.  Police are still piecing together the sequence of events after finding the victims — two light-colored cars appeared to have crashed head-on, and a black truck was also found at the scene.

Newark shooting

One man was pronounced dead on arrival, and the woman died at University Hospital.  The other man was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

An investigation is ongoing.