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Newark Mass Shooting Threat Deemed Unfounded

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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Photo Credit: Google Maps (Street View)

A mass shooting threat made called into Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Thursday afternoon that were deemed unfounded, authorities said.

Officers received a call from a man saying he was "going to shoot up the hospital" around 12:50 p.m., initial reports said.

“There is no threat at this time,” Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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