Essex County prosecutors say 28-year-old Shante Spivey of East Orange was among five people sitting in a parked car on Springfield Avenue in the city’s West Ward when someone approached them late Tuesday morning and started shooting.
Besides all the new development in Newark that left U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker will leave behind, the city’s crime problem will also be left for others to tackle.
The victims were found shot to death in a parked vehicle in the city’s West Ward.
Authorities Monday were trying to identify a person of interest, in a shooting that left a manager dead and two others wounded at an International House of Pancakes restaurant in Newark.
A robber approached Det. Michael Morgan as he was talking with a dancer outside the Sunrise Gentlemen’s Club in Paterson. Police believe there was a struggle, and Morgan was shot in the side.
The violent shooting death of 13-year-old Dante Young Sunday night in Newark has prompted officials to take extra measures to protect residents in the area.
Bail remains at $1.5 million for a 19-year-old man charged in a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty Newark police officer.
As loudspeakers broadcast a sermon onto a Newark sidewalk where hundreds of police officers stood at attention, a young girl’s wailing could be heard from inside the church: “I want my daddy back.”
Five people have been wounded during a series of holiday weekend shootings in Newark, but no fatalities were reported as of Sunday afternoon.
A superior court judge issued a 10-day delay in the layoffs of Newark police officers.