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UPDATE: Newark Man Killed in Mass Shooting Near Downtown Park


By: Richard L. Smith 

Essex County officials reported today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Al-Supreme Davis, 30, Thursday. 

Police said at 7:28 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 1000 block of Broad Street in Newark. Davis was found on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Police said Davis was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:40 p.m. 

Three other victims were reportedly shot and survived after er the gunman fired over a dozen rounds. 

The investigation is active and ongoing.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432

Calls will be kept confidential.