6-year-old child, 2 adults shot in Newark

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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A 6-year-old child and two adults were shot in Newark on Tuesday. Officials gave an update on the shooting.

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A 6-year-old child and two adults were shot in Newark on Tuesday night.

Authorities say the victims were shot on South Orange Avenue, near South 9th Street.

The child suffered a collapsed lung and is expected to recover.

The conditions of the adults are unknown.

Just hours earlier, a separate shooting took place at a neighborhood in Newark, where two police officers were injured.

Police are still searching for the gunman in that attack.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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