Prosecutor: Newark shooting leaves 1 man dead, 2 injured

The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. on the 800 block of 18th Avenue in Newark.

Matt Trapani

May 1, 2023, 8:56 PM

Updated 450 days ago

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A shooting in Newark Sunday night left one man dead and two others injured, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. on the 800 block of 18th Avenue. The prosecutor says that Newark police officers found the three men at the location with gunshot wounds.
The man who died was identified as 46-year-old Altariq Johnson. The other two men were taken to University Hospital for treatment.
Authorities say that no arrests have been made.
Anyone who might have information about the shooting is urged 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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