Crime New Jersey

Double Shooting in Newark, Two Victims in Critical Condition

October 5th, 2021 – Officers from Newarks 6th Precinct responded to a shots fired incident on 85 Alexander Street at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Upon arrival two people were found with life threatening injuries. One victim shot in the head and the other shot in the chest. One victim remains in critical condition. 


Essex County Sheriffs and officers from neighboring precincts responded to assist with crowd control. Essex County Prosecutor Task Force was also notified. 

According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, no arrests have been made yet and the investigating of the double shooting is ongoing.


Video by Dakota Santiago (FreedomNewsTV)

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