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Gunfire Kills One, Wounds Three On Newark Street

Police shut down South 8th Street between 11th and 12th avenues in Newark after the shooting.
Police shut down South 8th Street between 11th and 12th avenues in Newark after the shooting. Photo Credit: ABC7 Eyewitness News

One person was killed and three others were injured Monday night in a pair of shootings on the same Newark street, authorities said.

Gunfire broke out just after 5 p.m. on South 8th Street, off 12th Avenue, a neighborhood of mostly two-family homes.

The three hospitalized didn’t have life-threatening wounds, police said.

There was no immediate word on a possible motive or whether authorities had anyone in custody.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office was investigating, assisted by Newark police.

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