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Motive sought in fatal Newark shooting

7-4-14

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Investigators are seeking a motive for the fatal shooting of a man in Newark.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says police responding to reports of shots fired early Friday found 27-year-old city resident Edison Javier Vasquez Naranjo unresponsive outside a home in the 200 block of Fourth Street.

Naranjo was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

No other injuries were reported in the shooting.

No arrests have been made.