Fatal shooting near Prudential Center

Man shot in the head
June 18, 2008 7:26:26 AM PDT
A man was fatally shot in downtown Newark last night. Eyewitness News is told the victim was shot in the head in front of 225 Washington Street just after 9:40 p.m. He was found lying on the ground and pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests were immediately made and the motive was not known.

Police say the shooting was in the city's downtown area, just blocks from the Prudential Center. Mayor Cory Booker responded to the crime scene, which closed much of Washington Street with crime scene.