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Prosecutors: Shooting that killed boy in Newark was 'tragic accident'

21 March 2017

Prosecutors say it appears that the fatal shot was sacked within the apartment.

Baraka also became the first official to identify the boy killed in the accident as Josiah Coleman.

Authorities say a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy who was fatally shot during a family party in Newark was accidentally killed by another juvenile. The investigation is still ongoing.

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Police were called to the address on South 19th Street at 1.20am on Saturday morning where they arrived to find the boy with a gunshot wound to his chest.

Essex County prosecutors said Sunday that the shooting "appears to be a tragic accidental discharge".

"How many more tragedies must we endure, before Congress gets the courage to enact strong national gun controls?" It has also not been revealed how the 11-year-old gained access to the gun.

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The first-term mayor, while crediting Newark Police for taking 500 guns off the streets, said guns are still getting into Newark despite New Jersey's strong gun laws.

The boy's death marks the crime-ridden city's fourth fatal shooting this week. We need strong national gun control.

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Prosecutors: Shooting that killed boy in Newark was 'tragic accident'