NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man was fatally shot in the state's largest city.

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said in a statement that 22-year-old Deshawn Beeks, of Newark, died from gunfire early Tuesday morning.

Ambrose says Beeks was shot late Monday but died at the scene in Newark on Tuesday morning, just after midnight.

Further details were not available.

Ambrose says the shooting is under investigation.