A $10,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the death of Alim Abdul-Gharfer who was shot and killed during a robbery in Newark on July 3rd.
According to reports, on July 3rd, as Abdul-Ghafer, 35, and two other men were in a hallway by Adbul-Ghafer’s apartment – located on the 200-block of Washington Street – an armed male suspect approached the men from behind and ordered all three men to the ground demanding they hand over their belongings sometime around 8:30 p.m.
According to police reports, Abdul-Gharfer began arguing with the suspect refusing to hand over his belongings which allegedly caused the suspect to shoot.
One round was fired, striking Abdul-Gharfer in the chest.
According to the Essex County Sheriff's Office, Gharfur was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Crimestoppers program will pay up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest of the suspect wanted in connection to Abdul-Ghafur's death.
Anyone with information about the murder should contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Homicide at 877-847-7432 or 973-621-4586.
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