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UPDATE: Car Used in Deadly Elizabeth Shooting Located in Newark's South Ward

By rlsmetro on
Elizabeth

On Monday, suspects responsible for a violent and deadly shooting in Elizabeth drove around several Newark neighborhoods attempting to ditch the car used in the felony. 

In the shooting incident, at approximately 2:20 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of 129 Fulton Street to investigate reports of shots fired. 

Several police officers arrived at the address found a vehicle with a male victim inside struck by multiple bullets. The unidentified male was pronounced dead at the scene. 

According to reports, one other person suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds. 

Police secured the scene and concealed the victim's identity -using a tent over the vehicle- while The Union County Prosecutor's Office arrived to lead the investigation. 

The suspects reportedly fled the scene in a red Acura then drove through several Newark South Ward neighborhoods to get rid of the car. 

At approximately 6:12 p.m., Newark Police and The Union County Prosecutor's Office located the unoccupied car in the vicinity of Renner Avenue and Hunterdon Street. 

The suspects remain at large.