Police have a crime scene established in a section of Newark's South Ward as detectives investigate a shooting with a fatality confirmed.
According to police, shortly before 6 p.m., police responded to the vicinity of 19 Stratford Place for shots fired.
Upon arrival, police found an unidentified person suffering bullet wounds at that location.
The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has been notified and is responding.
The suspect fled the scene and is at-large.