Deadly Shooting Under Investigation in East Orange

Authorities are on the scene of a shooting with fatal injuries reported at a location in East Orange at this time.

According to preliminary reports, shortly before 1:30 p.m., gunfire rang out in the vicinity of North Arlington and Williams sending police to the scene to investigate.

Units arrived to find one person shot at that location. Police say the unidentified victim was pronounced dead a short time later.

A grey Dodge Charger was observed speeding away from the scene.

Detectives for The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office were called to the scene to take over the investigation.