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Two dead and six injured in off-campus shooting near Rutgers University

An off-campus shooting near Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus left two dead and six injured Sunday morning. According to the Middlesex County Prosector’s Office, there does not appear to be any affiliation between the shooting and Rutgers University or its students. 

The shooting, which the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) responded to at 1:18 a.m. on Sept. 13 at 32 Delafield Street, is now under investigation by the NBPD and the County Prosecutor’s Office.

32 Delafield Street was the site of a deadly shooting Sunday morning that left two dead. (Photo via Google Maps)

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) released information about the incident in an early morning Facebook post. 

“In this incident, it is reported that an unknown perpetrator(s) fired several shots from a weapon striking individuals who were present,” the RUPD said, “Those injured were transported to an area hospital and injuries are reported to be serious.”

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