Pizza Hut driver Jesus Torres killed in Newark
NEWARK - A pizza deliveryman was shot and killed on the job in Newark Sunday night.
Police responded to a report of a car accident at the corner of South 11th Street and 13th Avenue, at around 9:30 p.m.
Offiers found that the driver, 20-year-old Jesus Torres of Newark, had been shot. He died a short time later.
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Investigators say Torres was making a delivery for Pizza Hut when he was killed.
It's the latest murder in a violent week in Newark that has residents concerned.
"Newark is on fire, man. It's bad, it's very bad here," says local activist Earl Best. "We've got to come together as a whole. We're so divided in this city, man."
Police have not announced any arrests in the case and say the investigation into Torres' murder is continuing.