2 males shot in space of busy Bergen County procuring plaza

Two males had been shot early Wednesday within the neighborhood of a giant procuring plaza in Bergen County, authorities stated.

Edgewater police obtained a 911 name reporting a taking pictures shortly after midnight at 14 The Promenade off River Highway

Officers discovered a 22-year-old man who had been shot a number of instances within the procuring plaza, in accordance with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Workplace. The Outlets at Metropolis Place complicated features a resort, a number of eating places and retail shops together with luxurious flats.

Across the identical time, officers had been referred to as to a fuel station lower than a half-mile away within the 400 block of River Highway, the place they discovered a second 22-year-old man who additionally had been shot, the prosecutor’s workplace stated in a press release.

Each victims had been taken to a close-by hospital. Their situations weren’t instantly accessible Wednesday morning.

TMZ reported one of many victims was rapper Lil Tjay, whose actual identify is Tione Merritt. Officers didn’t verify the report Wednesday morning.

A spokeswoman for the prosecutor’s workplace didn’t instantly say if investigators imagine the shootings had been linked.

“No further data is out there presently,” the spokeswoman stated in a press release.

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