UPDATE: Man Killed in Newark South Ward Shooting Identified

Newark – Acting Essex Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino 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 the fatal shooting of Me. Alif Carr, 38, of Newark.

Officials say at approximately 7:57 p.m. on Thursday, Carr was fatally shot in the area of Hunterdon Street and Lehigh Avenue in Newark while standing outside near a parked car.

EMS transported Carr to University Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead at 8:23 pm.

Authorities say a second victim was shot but managed to survive.

The investigation is active and ongoing and no arrests have been made police said.

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