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Man Dead, Woman Wounded In Newark Shooting

Police Offer Reward For Information Leading To Arrests
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Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

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NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday were investigating a shooting that left a man dead and a woman wounded in Newark.

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday near Elizabeth and Clinton avenues in Newark, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s office.

Naeem Williams, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene just before 8 p.m., police said. An unidentified 26-year-old woman who was with him was also shot, and remained hospitalized in serious condition, police said.

No arrests had been made as of Monday night, and the investigation continued.

The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers program was offering a $10,000 reward for information in the shooting. Anyone with information was asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at (877) 847-7432.

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