Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating a fatal shooting of an unidentified male victim.
On Sunday, November 27, at about 6:59 p.m., police were notified of a shooting at the intersection of Melrose Avenue and Wills Place in Irvington. Police found the male victim, who was apparently suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:24 p.m.
The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.