ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Two women were shot and killed in Elizabeth.

The shootings occurred early Wednesday in the area of 2nd and Court streets.

Authorities say police found 24-year-old Shaniquah Richardson of Elizabeth and 22-year-old Rah-Zhane Lee of Roselle with gunshots. They were taken to a hospital, where they died.

The shootings are under investigation.