Prosecutor: Man killed in Newark shooting; 2 injured, including 6-year-old

Authorities say that the shooting happened on the 300 block of Clinton Avenue just after 10 p.m. on Monday.

Matt Trapani

Jul 25, 2023, 1:09 PM

Updated 365 days ago

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A shooting in Newark Monday night left one person dead and two people injured – including a 6-year-old child, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Authorities say that the shooting happened on the 300 block of Clinton Avenue just after 10 p.m. They say that police officers found three people suffering from gunshot wounds. They were taken to University Hospital for treatment.
They say that police officers found three people suffering from gunshot wounds. They were taken to University Hospital for treatment.
Victor Roberts, 28, was pronounced dead. A 24-year-old woman was also injured.
A motive for the shooting was unclear. No arrests have been made.
Anyone who might have information about the shooting is urged to call the prosecutor’s tip line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.


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