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Authorities identify man shot at Newark grocery store

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Authorities have identified a man who was shot at a grocery store Sunday evening as a 21-year-old Newark man.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office says that Tylil Bey-Blanchard was shot around 6:45 p.m. Sunday inside a grocery store located on the 300 block of Sixth Avenue. Bey-Blanchard died several hours later at University Hospital.

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Officials have not released many details about the shooting, but say that so far no arrests have been made.

Anyone who may have any information about the shooting should call the Essex County prosecutor’s tip line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.

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