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Arrests Made in Newark Murders, Motive Unclear

Two suspects are now in custody in connection with a violent schoolyard attack on four college friends in Newark, N.J. Three of the victims suffered fatal gunshot wounds; a fourth victim survived and remains hospitalized.

Newark Star Ledger reporter Jonathan Schuppe discusses theories being mentioned as possible motives in the attacks — racial tensions, gang-related involvement and robbery.

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