NEWARK — One male was fatally shot near a Chinese food restaurant on Sunday night, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

The front window of the No. 1 Chinese Restaurant on South Orange Avenue in Newark's West Ward as filled with bullet holes, according to ABC 7 Eyewitness News, but it's not clear where the male was shot or if he was a customer or an employee.

Circumstances of the shooting were not disclosed by the Prosecutor's Office.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ.

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