Police identify victim in Newark shooting

Officials are looking for a mugger who fatally shot a man in the Ironbound section of Newark.

Witnesses tell News 12 that a man was confronted by the suspect in front of a café on Walnut Street around 7 a.m. Sunday. They say the victim was shot after he refused to cooperate with the alleged perpetrator.

Witnesses tell News 12 that a man was confronted by the suspect in front of a café on Walnut Street around 7 a.m. Sunday. They say the victim was shot after he refused to cooperate with the alleged perpetrator. (7/26/15)

NEWARK - Officials are looking for a mugger who fatally shot a man in the Ironbound section of Newark.

Agostinho Sousa, 40, was shot and killed at around 7 a.m. on Sunday. 

Witnesses say that Sousa was talking on his cellphone outside a cafe when the killer tried to steal it and ended up shooting him.

 

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