Masked gunman opens fire on Elizabeth children

Two 13-year-old boys were gunned down in Elizabeth Monday, leaving one dead and police hunting for the suspect.Police say a witness told them the teens and a 9-year-old boy were riding their bikes around 12:45 a.m. when someone wearing a black mask, a black-hooded sweatshirt and jeans came from behind parked cars and opened fire.

Authorities say the suspect fled in a green Mercedes Benz. Police hope a nearby surveillance camera will yield clues.

Elijah Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene and his friend was transported to Newark?s University Hospital with gunshot wounds to the arm and leg, according to police.

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