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BREAKING: Male Shot Five Times, Second Person Injured in Newark Shooting

By rlsmetro on

This breaking information takes us to Newark’s North Ward, where police are on the scene of a shooting with two victims injured at this time.

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 469 Mount Prospect Avenue. 

When officers arrived, they found a male suffering nearly a half dozen bullets at that location.

Police say they searched the area and found a second person suffering bullet wounds. 

One of the victims was pronounced dead. 

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has been notified and are heading to the scene to lead the investigation. 

The suspect fled the scene and remained at large. 

Avoid the area for the investigation.