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5 Men Shot, 1 Dead In Newark

North 12th Street, Newark
North 12th Street, Newark Photo Credit: Google Maps

One man was killed and four injured in a Newark shooting overnight Wednesday, authorities said.

Tyrese McNeil, 18, and four other males were shot on North 12th Street in Newark around 12:55 p.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said.

All five were taken to University Hospital where McNeil was pronounced dead. The rest were in stable condition, Ambrose and Stephens said.

The other victims include a 31-year-old from Irvington and three other men ages, 26, 20 and 19, all of Newark.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877 TIPS- 4EC or 1-877-847-7432. All calls will be kept confidential. 

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