Man shot, killed in Newark

December 25, 2009 7:31:11 AM PST
Police say a man was shot and killed in Newark early Christmas morning. When police arrived to the city's North Ward around 3:30 a.m.

Friday, they found a Hispanic man who had two gunshot wounds to his arm.

Detective Todd McClendon says the man was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

McClendon says investigators do not yet have a suspect or a motive for the crime.

The homicide marks the 78th this year in New Jersey's largest city, up from 67 last year.

--- Information from: The Star-Ledger, http://www.nj.com/starledger


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