Two young women hospitalized after being shot in Jersey City, official says


Two young women were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in Jersey City last night, an official said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Around 9:20 p.m. yesterday, Jersey City police responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of Bergen and Lexington Avenue, according to Jersey City spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione.

The two victims, women ages 18 and 23, were taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Police near the area of 11-15 Lexington Avenue.

The investigation into the shots fired incident is ongoing, Wallace-Scalcione said.

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