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.