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Eric ‘Uggie’ Bowen Killed Hours Before 45th Birthday



Newark, NJ – An outpouring of love is being expressed for a man mostly known as “Uggie” to residents in Newark, New Jersey. According to RLS Media, 44-year-old Eric “Uggie” Bowen was shot and killed in Newark on or near Bergen Street and 14th Avenue. The shooting took place around 11:30 p.m. on Monday, November 7. The publication states that the man who was rushed to University Hospital was indeed Uggie, with Uggie dying shortly afterward from the shooting.

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According to the below trend graph from Trendolizer, the article about Uggie has swelled to more than 10,000 social media reactions within a period of about six hours, proving just how popular Uggie was to Newark residents.

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RLS Media stated that they received confirmation of Uggie’s death from Uggie’s family members. The publication also reported that their staff received hundreds of messages from Newark residents — as well as those residents specifically in Essex County — who were all trying to figure out if it was indeed Uggie who was the man who was killed.