NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has admitted to fatally shooting another man outside of his home.

Essex County prosecutors say 26-year-old Cory Robinson, of Newark, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the 2014 death of Edwin Gibson. NJ.com reports Robinson has also pleaded guilty to a weapons offense.

Authorities say Robinson shot Gibson outside of his East Orange home during an attempted robbery. Assistant Prosecutor Justin Edwab calls the crime a "senseless act of violence."

Robinson will be sentenced Dec. 15.

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Information from: NJ Advance Media.