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UPDATE: Gunfire Kills 43-Year-Old Man in Newark South Ward Park

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Authorities in Essex County Prosecutor 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 fatal shooting. 

Officials said on Friday, April 23, Mr. Maurice Hudson, 43, was fatally shot in a park located on the 500 block of Clinton Avenue in the city of Newark.

According to police, Hudson was transported to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at8 8:08 pm.

The incident does not appear to be random police said 

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.