JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two people are dead and several others are hurt after an overnight shooting in Jersey City.
It happened around 11 p.m. Friday in a quiet, residential neighborhood across the street from Lincoln High School, CBS2’s Christina Fan reported.READ MORE: Some Real Estate Agents Report Surge Of New Yorkers Moving From Manhattan To The Bronx
Neighbors said the scene near Crescent Avenue was so bloody, firefighters were called to spray down the sidewalk Saturday morning.
According to Mayor Steven Fulop, six people were sitting in a car when two suspects walked up and opened fire into the vehicle.
Two of the victims died at Jersey City Medical Center. The four others were injured but are said to be in stable condition.READ MORE: Reopenings Continue On Broadway As 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Resumes Performances
Residents told Fan police were on the scene and looking for evidence for hours. One man said he heard at least 16 shots fired outside his bedroom window.
While residents said it is a troubled neighborhood where crime has recently been on the rise, they never expected a shootout like this.
So far, no arrests have been made, but police are looking for a gray SUV that was spotted leaving the scene.MORE NEWS: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
CBS2’s Christina Fan contributed to this report.