Newark police: 2 people arrested in connection to shooting of 9-year-old girl

Newark police have arrested two people in connection to the shooting of a 9-year-old girl.

News 12 Staff

Jul 4, 2021, 2:21 AM

Updated 1,021 days ago

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Newark police have arrested two people in connection to the shooting of a 9-year-old girl.
Nazir Cruz, 22, and a 15-year-old girl are accused of shooting the 9-year-old in the hand and foot at a Holiday Court apartment Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the victim is in stable condition. They say the incident happened after a fight broke out between the 9-year-old's older sister and the 15-year-old.
Police say both suspects shot at the child's two older siblings and another teenager.


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