New Jersey

6-Year-Old Child Among 3 Shot in New Jersey: Police

A 6-year-old child and two men were shot in Newark Saturday, authorities said.

The shooting occurred on Central Avenue and Third Street, police said.

The victims were taken to University Hospital and the men are listed in stable condition, police said.

The child is said to be in critical condition. 

No arrests have been made.

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose were at the scene of the shooting, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS.
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