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DEVELOPING: Fatal Shooting Confirmed in Newark's South Ward

By rlsmetro on

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.