1 dead, 1 critically wounded in NJ restaurant shooting: police

EDISON, New Jersey— One man is dead and another is fighting for his life after both men were shot outside of a restaurant in Edison, police officials said Saturday morning.

Police responded to a call just before 2 a.m. for a shooting at Akbar Indian Restaurant at 21 Cortlandt St. where a Reggae event was being held.

Edison Police arrived to find two Newark men suffering from gunshot wounds.

A 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Another 40-year-old man was transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

The incident remains under investigation.

 

 

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