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Newark Man, 32, Shot Dead In Broad Daylight

Joshua Ward
Joshua Ward Photo Credit: Facebook photo

A 32-year-old Newark man was shot and killed in broad daylight Friday, Oct. 30.

Joshua L. Ward was shot on the 700 block of Clinton Avenue around 3:10 p.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said.

He was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead approximately 20 minutes later.

No arrests had been made as of Saturday morning police said.

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. Calls will be kept confidential.

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