Authorities identify man, child killed in May 3 shooting in Newark

Police say that Wyleek Shaw and an 8-year-old boy identified only as Z.L. were killed.

Matt Trapani

May 12, 2023, 9:29 PM

Updated 401 days ago

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Authorities have identified the victim and alleged shooter from a deadly incident in Newark last week.
The shooting happened at a home on May 3 on Johnson Avenue.
Police say that Wyleek Shaw and an 8-year-old boy identified only as Z.L. were killed. Another victim, identified as Tajion Simmons, suffered nonfatal injuries.
Alleged shooter Everette Rand was killed during a shootout with police officers.
Anyone who might have information about this incident is asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.


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