1 dead in Newark shooting Thursday night: officials

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NEWARK, N.J. — One person was killed in a shooting in Newark Thursday night, according to officials.

A spokesperson from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said their homicide task force is investigating a fatal shooting on the 200 block of Lehigh Avenue — which is near Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Officials said one person was pronounced dead at the scene, and said the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.

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