2 wounded in shootings in Jersey City

August 2, 2013 10:07:36 AM PDT
Police are investigating a double shooting late Thursday night in Jersey City.

Both victims were shot on Fulton Avenue just before midnight.

Police say a 55-year old woman was shot in her right buttock and is hospitalized at Jersey City Medical Center.

A 15-year old boy suffered a graze wound above his right hip.

Witnesses reported hearing six shots fired.

Police say there's been an escalating pattern of violence in the city lately.

13 people have been killed in Jersey City in 2013, seven of them since June 30th.

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