Two separate shootings in Newark; 1 man dead

Newark police investigate two separate shootings that left 1 man dead, another hospitalized.

April 20, 2010 7:18:46 AM PDT
Police in Newark are investigating two separate shootings in the past 12 hours, one of which left a man dead.Newark's most recent homicide happened Tuesday morning on North 11th Street around 3 a.m.

Police say the unidentified victim suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and torso.

He was taken to UMDNJ, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The other shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Monday.

The city's new gunshot detection system alerted police to the shooting at 132 Badger Avenue, where police found a 30-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound to the torso.

The victim was transported to UMDNJ in stable condition.


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