A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed while sitting on the porch of a home in Newark last night, authorities said.
Investigators believe Kamara Ingram, of Irvington, was visiting her boyfriend at the house on South 10th Street when she was shot at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday.
She was pronounced dead at University Hospital 15 minutes later.
The Essex County prosecutor's office and Newark police are actively investigating the homicide. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at (877) 847-7432.
The last homicide in Essex County was on Oct. 6.