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SEEN HIM? Person Of Interest Sought In Newark Homicide

Pictured is a person of interest in the slaying in Newark last month
Pictured is a person of interest in the slaying in Newark last month Photo Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is asking the public's help identifying a man seen leaving the scene of a fatal shooting in Newark last month.

Faheem R. Muhammed, 27, was found shot multiple times around 7:45 p.m. in the area of 409 Lyons Ave. Oct. 7. Muhammed was pronounced dead at University Hospital shortly afterwards.

Authorities have identified a person of interest, who was last seen in surveillance video running north on Wainwright Street. The prosecutor's office released images from the video (attached).

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.

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