Two people are dead and multiple injured after 'several shots' were fired near Rutgers University campus

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  • A shooting near the campus of Rutgers University on Sunday resulted in two fatalities and six others injured, according to Fox News.
  • Campus police said the shooting occurred around 1:30 am when the shooter "fired shots from a weapon striking individuals who were present."
  • The motive and those involved are currently unknown. The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating this incident.

New Jersey police are investigating a shooting that occurred at a party near Rutger's University campus, according to Fox News.

According to the Rutgers University Police Department, the incident happened at around 1:30 am on Sunday at in News Brunswick. The unknown suspect "fired several shots from a weapon striking individuals who were present," police said.

Rutger campus authorities confirmed that all victims were sent to a local hospital and Fox News reported that two men died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and six other people are facing injuries as a result of the gunfire. Advertisement

The motive and the shooters involved in the incident is under investigation by the New Brunswick Police Department, campus police said.

According to ABC News, local officials said the incident has "no affiliation with Rutgers University or its students," based on the investigation so far.