NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two people, including a teenage girl, have been arrested in connection to a shooting in Newark that left a child injured.
Police have arrested 22-year-old Nazir Cruz and a 15-year-old girl, who was not identified.READ MORE: New York City Marriage Bureau Resumes In-Person Weddings By Appointment Only
They both face several charges, including five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.READ MORE: Judge Rules Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner Will Not Have To Take Stand In Inquiry Into Eric Garner's Death
According to Newark Public Safety, the 15-year-old girl got into an argument and a physical fight with a 16-year-old girl. The 15-year-old and Cruz then allegedly went into the other girl’s home, and Cruz pulled out a handgun and fired at several people who were inside.MORE NEWS: Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers Store
Police say a 9-year-old girl was shot in the leg and foot. She was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.