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Prosecutors: 2 men killed in northern New Jersey street shooting; Motive not yet known


IRVINGTON, New Jersey — Two men have died following a street shooting in northern New Jersey.

Essex County prosecutors say the shooting occurred around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Irvington.

The men — ages 20 and 21 — were walking on the 600 block of Chancellor Avenue when they were shot. One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other died a short time later at a hospital.

Further details on the shooting have not been disclosed, including what type of weapon was used and how many shooters may have been involved. The names of the victims also have not been released.

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

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