Authorities: Motive sought in fatal Newark street shooting

January 1, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot in New Jersey’s largest city has died from his injuries.

Essex County prosecutors say 53-year-old Newark resident Arthur Ruff was pronounced dead around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, about 30 minutes after the street shooting took place near 2nd Street and Central Avenue in the city.

No other injuries were reported in the shooting. Authorities say a motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

No arrests have been made.

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