At least two people were reportedly killed and six injured at a party near Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey early Sunday.
Rutgers University Police Department confirmed that the off-campus incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. when an unknown assailant – or attacker – opened fire on Delafield Street.
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“The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital and the injuries are reported to be serious,” Rutgers police chief Kenneth Cop said in a statement. “Information on the description (s) of the perpetrator (s) is currently limited and the investigation is ongoing and ongoing.”
Two male victims were pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, according to Tap Into New Brunswick.
The motive behind the shooting remains unknown. Officials said there was no obvious link between the shooting and Rutgers or his students.
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The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating and requesting anyone who has information or was in the area at the time to contact the Detective Bureau at (732) 745-5217.