Fatal shooting in Newark leaves 1 dead and 1 injured

Mocobizscene- Authorities in Newark are currently conducting an investigation following a shooting incident on Friday night, which resulted in two individuals being shot, one of whom tragically lost their life.

At 11 p.m., officers from the Newark police department swiftly responded to a shooting incident on Dewey Street’s 100 block. They discovered Jaquill D. Swain, aged 28, who had sustained a gunshot wound. A statement released on Saturday by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Frage confirmed these details.

Another person who was shot was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Thankfully, their injuries are not life-threatening, according to officials.

The authorities are currently conducting an active and ongoing investigation into the shootings. If you have any information related to the incident, please reach out to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Rest assured, all calls will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

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