Phillipsburg police have identified the victim in Wednesday night’s fatal shooting as Melissa Williams of the 300 block of Spruce Alley.
Williams, 22, was shot several times near her home just before 11 p.m. Wednesday. Police have charged 26-year-old Salim R. Newton of the 500 block of S. Main Street in Phillipsburg with homicide and weapons charges in connection with the killing.
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Phillipsburg police are looking for a man charged with killing a 22-year-old woman Wednesday night at her Spruce Alley home.
Salim R. Newton of the 500 block of South Main Street in Phillipsburg shot the woman several times, police said. Authorities said Thursday afternoon they were withholding the woman’s identity pending notification to the family.
Newton faces one count of homicide and several weapons charges.
Police have not commented on a motive in the shooting.