2 People Shot After Food Court Fight At Newport Centre Mall In Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Newport Centre Mall in Jersey City was evacuated Friday evening after authorities say two people were shot.

Police initially responded to the busy shopping center around 6:15 p.m. for reports of a fist fight in the food court, which soon escalated to reports of shots fired between people involved in the brawl.

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The mall was evacuated as first responders arrived at the scene and discovered a man shot in the arm and foot near the food court.

A short time later, police say another man arrived at Jersey City Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

Original published: 2019-01-11 22:15:50 Read the full New York City News here


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