2 dead, 6 wounded in shooting near Rutgers University campus

Northeast

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An early morning shooting near the Rutgers University campus in New Jersey killed two people and wounded six others, authorities said Sunday.

Middlesex County prosecutors and New Brunswick police said officers responding to the scene shortly before 1:30 a.m. ET Sunday found eight people with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victims were taken to various hospitals and two male victims were pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, police said

Police and prosecutors said the investigation so far indicates that “there is no affiliation with Rutgers University or its students.”

They’re asking anyone with information to call detectives.

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