The victims were walking in the snow-covered Ironbound section early in the evening just before Olga Patrone, 66, was punched and fell to the ground.
The meeting came as two separate cases involving fugitives with ties to both New Jersey and Portugal are being fought over in U.S. and Portuguese courts.
Police in Newark say a retired Florham Park police officer was injured during a shoot out in the city’s Ironbound section.
Authorities say a 23-year-old man was shot dead in Newark and a second man was wounded.
Five people have been wounded during a series of holiday weekend shootings in Newark, but no fatalities were reported as of Sunday afternoon.