4 women shot during candlelight vigil

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The mayor of Newark is calling on the public to come forward to help solve the shooting that wounded four girls and women, one critically, during a candlelight vigil in the New Jersey city.

Mayor Ras Baraka also announced a reward of up to $50,000 Sunday for information leading to arrest and conviction in what he called "a cowardly act of hatred that pierced the hearts of all in our community."

Newark police said the victims, who range in age from 16 to 20, were shot at about 9 p.m. Saturday at a vigil near where a stolen sport utility vehicle crashed into a home Friday, causing structural damage and prompting evacuation of the occupants.

Police said Quadre Robinson, 17, and Quayim Battle, 19, were found dead in the vehicle.

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