- Associated Press - Thursday, October 8, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man was fatally shot near a housing complex and park in New Jersey.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office says that the victim was hit with gunfire shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday in the area of New Fairview Avenue and 18th Street in Newark. Police were seen investigating near Nat Turner Park.

NJ.com reports (https://bit.ly/1OZH2EE ) the man’s death marks the city’s 77th homicide victim of the year. His identity has not been released.

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Information from: NJ.com, https://www.nj.com



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