Man killed, woman wounded in shooting near Newark social club

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
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NEWARK -- Police in Newark are investigating a shooting early Sunday that left a man dead and a woman wounded.

It happened shortly before 5 a.m. in the area of a social club on Emmett Street.

Authorities say 27-year old Daniel Morales of Elizabeth was fatally shot.

A second victim, a 29-year old woman was taken to treated at University Hospital for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Her identity is being withheld for security reasons.

The shooting is being investigated by the Essex County's Major Crimes Task Force.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Task Force detectives at (877) 847-7432 or (973) 621-4586.