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DEVELOPING: Male Killed After Gunman Shoots Him in the Face in Newark

By rlsmetro on

By: Jackie Amorine: 

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is on the scene of a shooting with one person dead in Newark’s Upper  West Ward at this time.   

Newark Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 40’s block of Salem Avenue around 7:40 p.m. 

Officers arrived at the scene and found a male suffering a gunshot wound in his face.   

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.   

No other injuries have been reported and the suspect fled the neighborhood and is at large.