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Nearly a dozen people, including a teenager, injured in Newark shooting

9 people injured after drive-by shooting outside Newark bodega
9 people injured after drive-by shooting outside Newark bodega 01:23

NEWARK, N.J. -- Newark public safety officials say nearly a dozen people were injured in a shooting Thursday.

As CBS2's Astrid Martinez reports, a total of nine people, including a teenager, were shot outside a corner store around 6:20 p.m.

Newark acting public safety director Raul Malave says it appears to have been a drive-by shooting.

"Five of the shooting victims were able to get themselves to an area hospital on their own. Out of those five, one of them was a juvenile, 17 years old," he said.

EMS transported the other four victims to a nearby hospital.

Everyone is listed in stable condition.

"We do have a vehicle that is of interest at this point. It's a white Honda Pilot stolen out of Jersey City, and we're following that lead," Malave said.

Officials have not yet said what led up to the shooting.

Police say they're working to get surveillance video from the store and nearby homes.

They're also investigating if it was one gunman or multiple people shooting at each other.

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