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17th Jun 2018

One dead and 20 injured in New Jersey music festival shooting

A 13-year-old boy is in a critical condition

Oli Dugmore

A 13-year-old boy is in a critical condition

There has been a shooting at the Art All Night festival in Trenton, New Jersey early on Sunday.

People fled the scene where one suspect is dead and 20 people were injured, according to a local official.

Mercer county prosecutor Angelo Onofri said of the 20 people injured, 16 were treated for gunshot wounds. Four are in a critical condition including a 13-year-old boy.

Two suspects began shooting at 2.45am. One of the suspects, a 33-year-old man, was killed and the other has been arrested. Authorities said around 1,000 people were in the area at the time of the incident.

The festival focuses on local art, music, food and films.

Featured image credit: Randy Gyllenhaal