Teen girl killed, woman hurt in Newark shooting

A teenage girl was killed and a 25-year old woman was wounded in a Newark shooting early Saturday morning, officials say.



The shooting happened along South 10th Street around 12:30 a.m.



The teen who was shot has been identified as 15-year-old Haniyah Woods, a student at West Side High School.



Woods was rushed to University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.



The woman who was injured was grazed by a gunshot. Her name has not yet been released.



The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is handling the investigation. There is no word on a possible suspect or motive in the case at this time, and it's unclear if the victims were the intended targets.



 


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