County authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a male victim in Newark's South Ward overnight.
Police responded to reports of shots fired near 52 Miller Street, prompting an investigation around 11:15 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found a severely injured male who had suffered gunshot wounds at that location.
The victim was rushed to University Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead shortly before midnight.
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office were notified and responded to the scene to lead the investigation.
No other injuries were reported and the suspect remains at large.