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UPDATE: Gunmen Shoot 40-Year-Old Newark Man to Death

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara 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. 

Police said today Mr. Rasheen Scott, 40, was shoton the 500 block of South 17th Street at approximately12:40 am today.

Scott was  transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:02 am today.

Mr. Scott's homicide capped off an overwhelmingly violent night of shootings around the city. 

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