1 dead, 1 injured in Newark double shooting

According to police, nine people have been shot and killed in Newark since August 26.

According to police, nine people have been shot and killed in Newark since August 26. (9/4/13)

NEWARK - A woman is dead and a man injured following a double shooting in Newark.

The shooting happened on Hawthorne Avenue Tuesday night.

Police say the woman was pronounced dead at University Hospital a short time later and the man remains in stable condition.

Nine people have been shot and killed in Newark since August 26. According to police, none of the killings were related and at least five of the victims are believed to have drug or gang connections.

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