Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that authorities are seeking assistance in a Newark homicide.
Last night at approximately 10:20 pm Alsamad Davis, 34, of Irvington was fatally shot outside a residence located on Brookdale Avenue in the city of Newark. Moniefa Bullock, 31, of Newark was also shot in the leg. Both victims were taken to University Hospital. Davis was pronounced dead at 12:41 AM. Bullock was treated and is expected to survive.
Newark police responded to a call of a shooting. Apparently the victims were on the porch when someone drove up in a dark color SUV and opened fire on them, killing one and injuring the other.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line. The number is 1-877-847-7432.