NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey authorities say two people have been fatally shot in Newark.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Clinton Place.READ MORE: Controversy, Confusion Impact Status Of Mural On Road Under Garden State Parkway In Clifton
Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose blames the deaths on “the availability of too many guns.” He called the slayings of the two people, identified only as one male and one female, as “senseless” and “tragic.”READ MORE: NYPD: 2 Gunmen Wanted After 10 Shot In Front Of Queens Business; 'A Brazen, Coordinated Attack'
No arrests had been made in the early hours of the investigation, which is still active and ongoing.
Authorities said more information will be released as it becomes available.MORE NEWS: In Wake Of Corona, Queens Shooting, Mayoral Candidates Adams, Sliwa Offer Plans To Combat NYC Gun Violence
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