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Girl, 17, Killed In Newark Triple Shooting

Authorities say a Brooklyn girl died in a triple shooting that left two other teenagers wounded in New Jersey’s largest city.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says the gunfire erupted in front of a store on South 14th Street in Newark shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities say 17-year-old Laniay Griffin was killed.

A 15-year girl and a 16-year-old boy were wounded. Their names have not been released.

No other information has been released.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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