Three people shot, including 6-year-old boy, in Newark

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NEWARK, N.J. — Three people were shot, including a 6-year-old boy, in Newark late Saturday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. at Central Avenue and 3rd Street.

Two men and the young boy shot were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and listed in stable condition.

It is not yet known what triggered the shooting.

No arrests have been made.

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Anyone with information about this incident to call the Department’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).