Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the East Orange Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Antwan McAdoo, 42, of Burlington, North Carolina.
On Friday, July 15, East Orange Police were dispatched to Elmwood Park on a report of shots fired. When they arrived, they discovered the victim suffering from gunshot wounds on Oak Street. He was transported to University Hospital in Newark, where he was pronounced dead at 3:45 am.
The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.
Calls will be kept confidential.