Triple shooting inside Newark hotel

February 23, 2009 3:59:10 AM PST
Police are investigating a triple shooting inside an historic hotel in Newark. Three people were wounded inside the Robert Treat Hotel on Park Place overnight.

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All the victims are being treated at University Hospital.

Police say one man suffered a gunshot wound to the face, one suffered a wound to the stomach, and one suffered a gunshot wound to his neck.

The investigation continues as to why the shooting occurred.

Police say the shooting took place after a dispute at the hotel. The hotel was hosting a hip hop concert with local DJ's and rappers named "The Sour Boys".

Around 11:30 p.m. police say a dispute broke out as did gunfire.

No arrests have been made.

All three victims were 18-year-old men.

The 93-year-old hotel is a Newark landmark where President Woodrow Wilson and his wife once stayed.


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