🔴 A young child was injured when shots were fired Monday

🔴 Two people escaped serious injury

🔴 A black sedan left the scene after the shooting

ELIZABETH — A man was killed and a child was injured in a drive-by shooting Monday night, according to multiple reports.

A 39-year-old man, 23-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl were sitting inside a car parked on Salem Avenue around 8:30 p.m. when shots were fired from a black sedan, a police spokeswoman told NBC 4 New York.

The woman and the child suffered non-life threatening injuries and are in stable condition at Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth. The man, identified by Union County Prosecutor William Daniel as Guerley Edouard, of Roselle was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Daniel did not disclose the relationship between the three.

Salem Avenue in Elizabeth
Salem Avenue in Elizabeth (Canva)

Who was shot?

The three are not Elizabeth residents, Contreras said.

A 44-year-old man was fatally shot as he walked out of Bridgestone Hose Power on Dowd Avenue in Elizabeth on May 31. No arrests have been made.

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