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: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
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: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Set To Expire Thursday
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: Conservation Work Done On Gay Liberation Monument In Christopher Park
CBS2’s Christina Fan contributed to this report.