Authorities: 3 sought in connection with deadly shooting at reggae event

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Law enforcement officials are asking the public for help identifying three men wanted for questioning in connection with a deadly shooting at an Edison restaurant’s Reggae Night event.

One person was killed and another injured in the shooting at the Akbar Restaurant on Cortland Street in the early morning hours of March 23. The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says that 31-year-old Nahshon Brown was killed and a 40-year-old man was injured in the shooting.

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Police are now looking to speak with three men who were seen inside the restaurant prior to the shooting. Police have released surveillance images of the three men, and say that one of them has a distinct tattoo on his neck.

Anyone who may have information about the shooting should call Detective Loren Long of the Edison Police Department at 732-248-7531 or Detective Michael Connelly of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-3254. Anonymous information can be provided to Middlesex County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-939-9600.

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