- Associated Press - Saturday, December 19, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have identified a northern New Jersey man who died after he apparently was shot on a Newark street.

Essex County prosecutors say 49-year-old Phillip Amsterdam was found early Friday on Madison Avenue. The Orange man was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation. No other injuries were reported in the incident.

Prosecutors have declined to release further details about the shooting, including what type of weapons was used or how many shooters may have been involved.

No arrests have been made.



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