NEWARK, New Jersey — Authorities say a man found shot inside a Newark apartment building has died from his wounds.
Essex County prosecutors say 35-year-old city resident Alim Abdul-Ghafer was found shortly after 8:30 p.m. Friday by officers responding to reports of shots fired in the 200 block of Washington Street.
Abdul-Ghafer was unresponsive when police found him in the building's hallway. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
Further details on the shooting were not disclosed, including what type of weapon was used or how many shooters may have been involved.
A motive remains under investigation, and no other injuries were reported.
No arrests have been made.