NEWARK - Newark police are investigating a number of shootings that left five dead and nine injured over the past few days.

Off-duty Newark police officer William Johnson was shot and killed at a restaurant during a drive-by shooting on May 26. Two other people were also injured. One suspect was arrested in connection with the shooting.

On Saturday, three people were killed and four others injured in shootings.

The next day, one person was killed and three were wounded.

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