Newark man convicted of murder in 2019 shooting that was caught on camera

Darryl Watson of Newark was found guilty in the 2019 shooting death of Fred Sims, also of Newark.

News 12 Staff

Dec 13, 2022, 5:40 PM

Updated 587 days ago

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A murder conviction has been handed down in the caught-on-camera shooting death of a 29-year-old Newark man.
Darryl Watson, also of Newark, was found guilty in the 2019 shooting death of Fred Sims.
Sims' death was captured on surveillance video, which showed Watson shooting him once in the head before firing 10 more times as his victim lay on the ground.
Watson faces up to 30 years in prison when he's sentenced in January.  


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