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Newark Gunfire Strikes Two, Kills One

By rlsmetro on

Essex County authorities are on the search for suspects responsible for a violent shooting episode that killed a person and injured another in  Newark's Central ward Saturday. 

It happened around midnight in the area of Norfolk and New Street. 

Police responded to several 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of 320 New Street, and when they arrived, they found an unconscious and unresponsive male suffering multiple bullet wounds. 

This individual was pronounced dead at the scene. 

One other person suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds, according to preliminary reports. 

A third person found bleeding at the location was not immediately confirmed as a gunshot wound. 

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has taken over the investigation. No arrests have been reported.