Man killed, woman wounded in shooting outside home in Newark

A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting in Newark early Sunday, police say.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m., police responded to South 6th Street on reports of shots fired and found that two people had been shot outside a residence.

The man, who has been identified as Eric Bryant, age 44, of Newark, was pronounced dead at University Hospital.

The female victim, a 45-year-old Newark resident, was admitted to a local hospital in stable condition.

An investigation is underway by the Essex County Prosecutor's Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prosecutor's Tips Line at (877) 847-7432
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