Authorities identify teen killed in New Year’s Day shooting

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EAST ORANGE -

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the teenager killed in a New Year’s Day shooting.

Officials say that 18-year-old Ibn Downey, of Newark, was shot and killed around 1 a.m. Jan. 1 on the 200 Block of North 17th Street in East Orange. He died at the scene.

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An 18-year-old girl was also shot, but she is expected to be OK.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone who may have information about the shooting is asked to call the Essex County prosecutor’s tip line at 1-877-847-7432.

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