2 Newark teens arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Joseph Flagg of Union

Essex County prosecutors and Newark police said the 17-year-old boys were charged in the death of 41-year-old Joseph Flagg of Union. (11/2/13)

NEWARK - Two Newark teens are under arrest today, in connection with last Sunday's shooting death of a Newark store owner during a robbery.

Essex County prosecutors and Newark police said the 17-year-old boys were charged in the death of 41-year-old Joseph Flagg of Union.

Police said Flagg was a mentor for young people in the community and one of the suspects was someone he tried to help.

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The suspect's names have not released because they are juveniles, but prosecutors said the state might seek to try them as adults.
 

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