Skip to main content

East Orange Man Killed by Gunfire in Newark's West Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Essex County officials announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Jamil Williams, 31, of East Orange.

According to police, on Tuesday, Oct. 5 just after 8 p.m., Newark Police officers responded to Alexander Street on a report of a shooting.

They discovered Williams in a car suffering from a gunshot wound. 

Officials say Williams was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:42 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 Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432

Calls will be kept confidential.