Victim in Newark fatal shooting is identified, cops say

NEWARK — The victim in Friday morning’s fatal shooting is a 23-year-old city man, authorities said.

William Porter was shot around 2:30 a.m. on Oliver Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said in a news release.

The shooting took place in a parking lot across the street from The Boulevard lounge on Mulberry Street, WABC-7 said.

Porter was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:46 a.m. No arrests have been made, though the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the prosecutor’s office tip line at 1-877-847-7432.

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Source: NJ.com Essex

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