2 arrested in Irvington slaying

Samuel and Johnson. (Courtesy Essex County Prosecutor’s Office)

IRVINGTON — Two men have been arrested in the May shooting death of a Newark man.

Kyshan Samuel, 24, of Irvington was arrested Wednesday, and Wykeel Johnson, 20, of Newark, was arrested in August, both on murder and weapons charges in the killing of 22-year-old Jawad Smith, of Newark, Acting Essex County Prosecutor and Irvington Police Drector Tracy Bowers announced in a release Thursday.

Authorities said Smith was walking in the 400 block of Grove Street at about 7:30 p.m. on May 27 when he …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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