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prodigals0n Donating Member (174 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-31-10 08:41 AM
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Newark shootings leave four dead, six wounded since Thursday
As Chris Christie's draconian cuts force staff reductions in every municipal department, including essential services like police and fire, here is yet another story now far too often repeated in cities across New Jersey.

How are you and the family enjoying Disney World, Governor Christie?

Newark shootings leave four dead, six wounded since Thursday

Published: Friday, December 24, 2010, 10:18 PM Updated: Saturday, December 25, 2010, 4:30 PM
By Star-Ledger Staff

"Violence continued to plague Newark today as three more people were struck by gunfire in two separate incidents, leaving one dead and two wounded.

The shootings continued a bloody stretch that killed four two of them high school students and wounded six others since Thursday.

An unidentified man was shot at Osborne Terrace and Shephard Avenue around 9 p.m. tonight, said Katherine Carter, spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutors Office. The victim was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The attack came roughly ten hours after two other people a man and woman whose names have not yet been released were both shot at Clinton Place and Aldine Street, according to police, also in the South Ward."

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