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Authorities searched for answers after a string of shootings over the weekend left at least seven dead. In New Jersey , two people were killed and a dozen others were wounded at a birthday party in Cumberland County. Authorities on Monday called the incident a “targeted attack.” The people who died were Asia Hester, 25, and Kevin Elliott, 30, Gov. Phil Murphy said. In South Carolina , more than a dozen people were shot during a concert in North Charleston, including a 14-year-old girl who was killed , police said Sunday. The girl was identified Monday as Ronjanae Smith. And in Ohio , at least three people were killed and three wounded in shootings Sunday outside a bar in Youngstown, police said. In Columbus, a teenage girl died in a shooting Saturday at a music party.