1 Man Killed, Another Wounded in Newark Shooting

The shooting occurred early Friday night, near 18th Avenue and Smith Street

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014  |  Updated 4:28 PM EDT
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1 Man Killed, Another Wounded in Newark Shooting

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One man was killed and another was seriously wounded when gunfire erupted on a Newark street.
 
Essex County prosecutors say the shooting occurred early Friday night, near 18th Avenue and Smith Street.
 
The Star-Ledger reports that 23-year-old Jawan Carson died Saturday morning at a hospital. The other victim--a 24-year-old man whose name was not released--was in critical condition.
 
Further details on the shooting, including what type of weapon was used and how many assailants may have been involved, were not released.

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

No arrests have been made.

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