UPDATE: Newark Man Killed in Clinton Avenue Shooting
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 double shooting that resulted in one fatality.
Police say at approximately 6:53 p.m. Mr. Detrick Mitchell, 21, of Newark was shot on the 100 block of Clinton Avenue.
Mitchell was rushed to Rutgers University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:34 p.m. A second victim, a female, was also shot. She was hospitalized and 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 Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877 TIPS- 4EC or 1-877-847-7432.