Shooting At Newark Barbershop Leaves 1 Dead, Others Injured; Second Straight Night of Fatal Gunfire in City: Sources

What to Know

  • For the second straight night, gunfire in Newark has left one person dead and more injured, police said
  • Three people were shot at a barbershop around 8:30 p.m.; 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to prosecutor's office
  • Tuesday night’s incident occurred just two miles away from Monday night’s shooting that left one person dead and four others injured

For the second straight night, gunfire in Newark has left one person dead and more injured, police said.

Three people in total were shot at a barbershop on Clinton Place around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to law enforcement sources.

A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. The victim's identity has not been released.

Two other men suffered non-fatal injuries, according to the spokesperson.

What led up to the shooting is still being investigated, but sources said that there have been problems at the barbershop where the shooting happened before. The kind of problems being referred to were not clear.

Tuesday night’s incident occurred just two miles away from Monday night’s shooting that left one person dead and four others injured.

Police are looking for the gunmen in both shootings, and investigations are ongoing.

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