Najier Salaam Killed by Newark Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 N 7th St
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Police shot and killed Salaam and another man, George Richards-Meyers, while investigating previous robberies, authorities said. A teenager was also arrested after the shooting.

Victim's Name: Najier Salaam

Agency Responsible: Newark Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 18

Race: Black

Date of Death: September 30, 2016

County: Essex

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1930

Geography: Urban

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