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1 dead, 3 injured in Newark shooting

Posted at 5:51 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 22:09:24-05

NEWARK, NJ — One person is dead and three others were injured in a shooting in Newark on Monday evening, officials said.

The four were shot on 8th Street near Central Avenue, officials said.

Three of the victims are in non-critical condition, a Newark spokesman said.

Residents in the neighborhood said they're not happy with the quality of life in the area. One resident described the area as "kind of crazy" and another said it was "no good."

No identifying information has been released for the victims.

It's not yet clear what led up to the shooting.

This incident is under investigation by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.