NEWARK, Calif. (KRON) – A man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in Newark, according to Newark Police Department.
At around 2:22 p.m., a report of gunshots in the 7600 block of Sunset Avenue was made to the Newark Police Department. After arriving on scene, officers located an unresponsive male victim suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.
Emergency aid was given but the victim succumbed to his injuries. The victim’s identity will be released once next of kin is notified, police said.
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The Newark Police Department said the shooting does not appear to be a random act. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Yama Homayoun at (510)-578-4920.