Two people have died and six are hospitalized after a shooting at an off-campus party near Rutgers University
- Two people died and six others are hospitalized in critical condition after the shooting on Sunday morning
- Suspects shot during an off-campus party near Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
- Officials said the shooting was not affiliated with Rutgers University or its students
- No arrests have been made and investigations are on
Two people died and six are hospitalized after shots at an off-campus party near Rutgers University.
The shooting occurred at 1:30 pm Sunday afternoon during a house party on Delfield Street, located just half a mile from the university campus.
It is unclear who specifically promoted the gun fire, but the Rutgers University Police Department said in a press release that the case is under investigation.
The Rutgers University Police Department said the shooting occurred Sunday morning at a residence near the New Brunswick campus
“In this incident, it is reported that an unidentified criminal (s) fired multiple shots from persons attacking with a weapon, who were present,” it read.
‘Those injured were rushed to a field hospital and injuries are reported to be serious.’
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, NBC New York reports two people were pronounced dead.
Eight people were shot during the incident, killing two and hospitalizing six others.
Officials said that so far, evidence does not show that the shooting is related to Rutgers University or its students
The identities of the victims have not been released, and the current status of the six injured persons has not been disclosed.
Until now, preliminary investigations did not suggest that there was any affiliation for the victims or the students of Rutgers University in the shooting.
“As per the details of the culprit, the information is limited at this time and investigation is active and ongoing,” the officials said. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the New Brunswick Police Department Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.
The shooting took place on Delfield Street, which sits just half a mile from the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey (pictured).