Raul Malaf, a spokesman for the Newark government, said the wounded were brought in two nearby hospitals, adding that they are all in conditions stable and are in cure for gunshot wounds.
The repeated mass shootings have sparked widespread outrage in the United States, where the majority of the population supports stricter gun laws, but opposition from many Republican lawmakers and voters has long been an obstacle to major changes.
Hours earlier, i media locals reported, citing police officials, that a 20-year-old woman was pushing her stroller in a New York street was shot in the head and killed.
THE media reported that the victim was taken to the Metropolitan Hospital Center, where she died of her injuries, while the child was not injured.
At a press conference near the scene in Manhattan, Eric Adams appealed to the New York mayor to help catch the killer.
“We will find the person accused of this horrible crime. We will find him and bring him to justice,” he said.
New York City Police said on Twitter that residents should avoidarea due to the investigation.
This incident happened in a series of attacks, some seeming random, on New York City’s streets and subway stations, which have raised a state of tension and anxiety among residents.