UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Woman Shot in Newark's North Ward, Dies
A woman found shot in the head earlier in the week has been pronounced dead authorities said.
According to acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task force are investigating the murder of Hanniyah S. Anderson, 24, of East Orange.
Authorities said, Anderson was shot while in a car on Broadway on Sunday, at approximately 10:20 p.m.
Anderson was transported to University where she died on Monday Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. authorities said.
The investigation into Anderson's death is active and ongoing.
Authorities said, at this time, no suspects have been identified and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.