UPDATE: 22-Year-Old Man Shot Dead in Newark
Newark--- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a triple shooting that resulted in one death on Wednesday.
Police say, at approximately 4:41 pm Jumar T. Miranda, 22, of Newark was shot along with two other males on the 900 block of 18th Avenue.
All three were transported to University Hospital. Miranda was pronounced dead at 5:33 pm.
A second man is in critical condition and a third is in stable condition.
The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.