18-year-old shot, killed in Newark

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NEWARK -

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the teenager shot and killed in Newark Sunday night.

Officials say that Ibn Abdul Walker, 18, was shot on the 800 block of South 16th Street just after 8 p.m. He was pronounced dead around 9:20 p.m.

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said that police arrested an armed robbery suspect seen fleeing the scene of the shooting, but prosecutors did not say if that suspect was involved in the killing.

Prosecutors say that anyone who may have any information about the shooting should call 877-847-7432 to leave a tip.

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