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.

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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.

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Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and so far no arrests have been made.

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Berru’s death is the 59th homicide in Newark this year and the sixth killing in the city since Wednesday, 1010 WINS reported.