NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Newark are searching for a gunman who fatally shot a livery cab driver Friday night.
Authorities said 45-year-old Rodrigo Berru was shot and killed around 9:45 p.m. in the 300 Block of Frelinghuysen Avenue.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
When they arrived on the scene Berru, who works for Classic Taxi, was unconscious and unresponsive, officials said. He was pronounced dead at 9:47 p.m.READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and so far no arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Tracking New 'Stealth' Omicron Variant Spreading In Europe, Detected In U.S.
Berru’s death is the 59th homicide in Newark this year and the sixth killing in the city since Wednesday, 1010 WINS reported.