LINDEN, NJ – Authorities say three people have been killed in a shooting in New Jersey, and the shooter is believed to be among those killed.

Linden police in Union County said responding officers around 9:30 a.m. Sunday found two adults and one child deceased. Another minor was taken to Newark University Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Police said the shooter is believed «to be among those killed, and there are no further threats to the public.»

The names and ages of the people killed and injured and other details were not immediately released.

Mayor Derek Armstead said: «There are simply no words to describe the trauma, heartbreak and sadness that we are all experiencing.» Armstead asked for prayers, especially for «the boy in the hospital.»