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UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Man Shot Dead in Newark’s Central Ward


By: Richard L. Smith 

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, alongside Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé, divulged the ongoing investigation into the tragic demise of 20-year-old Nasir Dudley.AdThe violent encounter happens on January 24, around 6:53 p.m., when Newark police rushed to Irvine Turner Boulevard responding to a shooting report.

Upon arrival, Dudley was discovered struck by multiple gunshots and was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

As the investigation by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force intensifies, the authorities have yet to apprehend any suspects.

In a plea for community support, officials urge anyone with information to contact the confidential tips line.