Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio announced today they are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Newark.
On Friday, Nov. 9, Hykine Johnson, 35, of Newark was fatally shot at a gas station on the corner of Washington and Court Street in Newark at approximately 7:45 p.m.
The suspect is a man who entered the mini mart and opened fire on the victim, who was pronounced dead at University Hospital at approximately 8:10 p.m. Camera photos of suspect are below.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips hotline at (877) 847-7432.