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Early Morning Newark South Ward Shooting Kills Male

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police are investigating a South Ward shooting that killed a male victim early Saturday morning. 

According to police, gunfire rang out in the area of 86 Madison Avenue around 4:30 a.m. sending police to the scene to investigate. 


When officers arrived, they found the unidentified male suffering a gunshot wound at that location. 

Police say the victim was transported by EMS to University Hospital for treatment and was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The suspect reportedly fled the scene and remained at large. 

Police have not released the motive for the attack.