Authorities: Fatal shooting marks 3rd Newark murder since Friday

Authorities in Essex County are investigating Newark's third murder since Friday.

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News 12 Interactive (8/21/16)

NEWARK - Authorities in Essex County are investigating Newark's third murder since Friday.

Officials say a man was shot and killed in the 600 block of Irvine Turner Boulevard around 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

They say 42-year-old Akbar Scott, of Newark, was found in the driveway of a residence there.

Police have not made any arrests at this time. 

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