Shooting kills 1 student, hurts 4
A man who was denied access to a private party at an apartment near Seton Hall University left and returned with a handgun, fatally shooting a university student, wounding four people, and sending screaming partygoers rushing out the door and climbing out windows, authorities said.
Seton Hall student Jessica Moore, 19, died from her injuries at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, said Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for the Essex County prosecutor’s office.
The other four victims in the shooting, which occurred just before 12:20 a.m., were hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries, and one has since been released, said East Orange Police Sgt. Andrew Di Elmo. He says the victims did not know the shooter, who fled on foot.