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At least 4 people shot in Jersey City; sources say some of the victims are children

Posted: 9:35 PM, Jul 02, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-02 22:36:19-04

JERSEY CITY, NJ — At least four people were shot in Jersey City on Sunday night, officials said.

One of those is likely a young male who was shot in the back, officials said. All of the victims were transported to Jersey City Medical Center.

Sources say one of the victims is a 10-year-old boy and another is a 12-year-old girl.

A fourth victim appears to have walked into the hospital with injuries.

The shooting happened on Wilkinson Avenue around 9 p.m.

People in the neighborhood say they are sick and tired of the senseless violence in the neighborhood.

"It's sad. Jersey City is really sad," said one woman on the block.