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UPDATE: One dead, 22 hurt in shooting at a New Jersey arts festival

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say it appears that "neighborhood beef" is behind a fatal shooting that erupted at an all-night New Jersey arts festival.
Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said Sunday morning that two additional victims came forward, bringing the injured count up to 22.
Onofri said 17 of those were gunshot wounds. Four people remain in critical condition, including a 13-year-old boy.
Two suspects opened fire around 2:45 a.m. Sunday during the crowded Art All Night festival in Trenton that showcases local art, music and food. Onofri said one suspect is believed to have been shot and killed by police. A second suspect is in custody.
Witness Gennie Darisme said she heard gunshots as she was about to leave. She said she saw one person bleeding on the ground in handcuffs.


TRENTON, N.J. (AP) --  A local prosecutor says that one suspect is dead and 20 other people are injured, including four critically, after a shooting at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey.

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told a news conference early Sunday that 16 of the 20 injured were treated for gunshot wounds.

He says that two suspects opened fire during a crowded festival that showcases local art. One of the suspects, a 33-year-old man, was killed.

Authorities say that about 1,000 people were in the area when the shooting started and people stampeded. The nature of the injuries to the four people who did not suffer gunshot wounds was not immediately known.


(WKOW) -- A shooting at an all-night arts festival in New Jersey has left one person dead, and at least 20 others hurt.

According to the Associated Press, the shooting suspect is dead and out of the 20 people hurt, four of them are in critical condition.

The event in Trenton, New Jersey, started Saturday afternoon and was supposed to go through Sunday afternoon   The fest draws in thousands of attendees.

This is a developing story.  27 News will bring you the latest on-air, online and on social media.  

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