NEWARK - Police are investigating Newark's first homicide of 2013, which occurred last night.

According to police, the murder happened at around 8 p.m. last night at the intersection of Hawthorne Avenue and Fabian Place.

The Essex County Prosecutor's office has confirmed one person was shot and killed.  The victim's family has identified him as 27-year-old Terron Walker, of Newark.

No arrests have been made yet.