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1 man killed, another wounded in Newark shooting


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One man was killed and another was seriously wounded when gunfire erupted on a Newark street.

Essex County prosecutors say the shooting occurred early Friday night, near 18th Avenue and Smith Street.

The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1gKfuwy) reports that 23-year-old city resident Jawan Carson died Saturday morning at a hospital. The other victim — a 24-year-old man whose name was not released — was in critical condition.

Further details on the shooting, including what type of weapon was used and how many assailants may have been involved, were not released.

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

No arrests have been made.


Information from: The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger, http://www.nj.com