Police Seek Help Identifying Gas Station Shooting Suspect

Photos from surveillance video released by authorities

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of killing another man last Friday inside a Newark gas station.

Hykine Johnson, 35, of Newark, was fatally shot at a gas station on the corner of Washington and Court streets at around 7:45 p.m., according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

He was pronounced dead at University Hospital at 8:10 p.m.

Johnson was likely targeted in the shooting, authorities said.

According to photos from a surveillance video that police released, the suspect appears to be wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the incident may call the Essex County Prosecutor's Office tips line at 877-847-7432.

gigi November 19, 2012 at 05:49 PM
This was clearly a cop who killed this man. I put money on it . Look how he's dressed and the way he holds the gun. I put money on it, that this was a cop .. Look at the jeans and timberland boots .. IT SAYS COP ALL OVER THIS CASE


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