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RALEIGH, N.C. – Police said a 15-year-old boy remained hospitalized in critical condition on Friday, one day after authorities said he killed five people and injured two others in a shooting in Raleigh.

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Authorities identified the people slain as 52-year-old Nicole Conners, 49-year-old Susan Karnatz, 35-year-old Mary Marshall, 29-year-old Gabriel Torres, and a 16-year-old boy whose name was not released. Police Chief Estella Patterson said Torres was an off-duty police officer who was on his way to work when he was killed.

Two other people were injured in the shooting. Officials identified them as 33-year-old Police Officer Casey Clark, who was treated for injuries and released from a hospital, and 59-year-old Marcielle Gardner, who remained in critical condition on Friday.

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“There are several families in our community waking up this morning without their loved ones. We grieve for them today,” Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin said at a news conference. “Our prayers are also with those who are injured. You know, no one can imagine what they’re all going through, but please know, we as a community stand with you today.”

Authorities continue to investigate the shooting, which began on Thursday evening and continued for more than four hours.

Officers responded just before 5:15 p.m. Thursday to a call of a person shot near the 6000 block of Osprey Cove Drive. They took a suspect into custody just before 9:40 p.m.

Patterson on Friday call the crime scene “extensive,” adding that it stretched over 2 miles.

“We don’t have answers as to why this tragedy occurred,” Patterson said on Friday.