Man in custody after woman shot and killed, another wounded in West Carteret, NJ

A man is in custody after a woman was shot and killed and another was wounded outside a New Jersey home Wednesday morning.

Mayor Dan Reiman sent an alert saying the incident happened just after 9 a.m.

Reiman said two women were shot outside a home on Roosevelt Avenue, West Carteret.

They were taken by helicopter to a local trauma center.

A nearby school was in lockdown as a precaution.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Keith Cassens of the Carteret Police Department at 732-541-3852 or Detective Javier Morillo of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-8843.

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