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Newark Homicide Victim Identified

Second man injured in Monday afternoon shooting.

Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting as a 29-year-old Newark man.

Newark Police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said Anthony Riley was shot at around 2 p.m. on the 400 block of S. 16th Street on Monday.

He was pronounced dead at 3 p.m., officials said.

The second victim survived the shooting and remains hospitalized. His identity is not being released.

The investigation is ongoing.

No further details on the shooting were available. 

Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.

steve November 25, 2012 at 05:32 PM
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