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Male Killed in Newark West Ward Shooting


Essex County authorities are looking for a suspect who fatally shot a man in Newark's West Ward Thursday night. 

According to police, at approximately 9:30 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired near 153 Isabella  Avenue. 

Units arrived and taped off the area after they found a severely injured, unconscious, and unresponsive male suffering multiple bullet wounds. 

The victim was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office arrived on the scene and took over the investigation, which remains active and ongoing. 

No other injuries were reported.