Man shot and killed inside Newark restaurant reported by police

In Newark a 20 year old city man was gunned down while inside a city restaurant Thursday afternoon. According to authorities, Tykwan Crenshaw was inside Royal Chicken on Springfield Avenue when he was shot multiple times shortly before 5 p.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Eugene Venable said in a joint statement.

Mr. Crenshaw was rushed to the nearby University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 5:21 pm. There have been no arrests made, and police have yet to identify any suspects in the slaying. The investigation led by the prosecutor s office s Major Crimes and Homicide Task Force remains active.
The murder is the 3rd homicide for the city of Newark. If anyone has information regarding this shooting is asked to contact task force detectives at (877)847-7432 or (973)621-4586.