Authorities say five people have been shot in Newark, and two of them have been critically injured.

holding a gun (Boris Katsman, ThinkStock)

Witnesses reported hearing dozens of gunshots Monday night at or near a home in the city.

Acting Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose tells ( ) that two of the victims showed up at a hospital, and the remaining three were found at the scene.

Authorities say they recovered four weapons and a large amount of marijuana.

No arrests have been made.

It's unclear what led to the shooting. Police continue to investigate.

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