Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 200 block of Garside Street around 10:25 p.m. Saturday and soon found 17-year-old Juan Cabrera.
No other injuries were reported.
Cabrera was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.
A motive for the shooting was not immediately known. No arrests had been made as of early Sunday afternoon.
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