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    15-year-old injured in apparent drive-by shooting outside Central High School in Newark, New Jersey

    Monday, November 13, 2023 7:25PM

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    NEWARK, N.J. (WABC) — A 15-year-old boy was injured in an apparent drive-by shooting outside of Central High School in Newark Monday afternoon.

    According to authorities, gunshots rang out shortly after 12 p.m. outside the school near 17th Avenue and Sayre Street.

    The child who was shot was taken to University Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

    A spokesperson said the shooting occurred outside the school during a fire drill for a gas leak.

    All other students resumed their schedule and were going to be dismissed at the regular time.

    The school is working with police as the investigation continues.

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