Authorities probe latest deadly shooting in Newark

(AP) - Authorities in northern New Jersey say aNewark man was fatally shot while walking on a city street earlyFriday, becoming the fourth person killed

NEWARK - (AP) - Authorities in northern New Jersey say aNewark man was fatally shot while walking on a city street earlyFriday, becoming the fourth person killed in Newark during the pastweek.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says 19-year-oldDaniel Rivera was targeted in the incident, which occurred justafter 2 a.m. She said Rivera was shot multiple times and taken toUniversity Hospital in Newark, where he was pronounced dead a shorttime later.

No arrests have been made in the incident.

It was not immediately clear whether one or more shooters wereinvolved or what type of weapons was used. It also wasn't known ifRivera's death was linked to any of the other recent fatalshootings in Newark.

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