Fatal Stabbing Reported Inside Irvington Township Bodega

Authorities in Essex County are investgiating a stabbing that left a person dead inside a bodega in Irvington Township.

Police have not yet released official information on the incident. According to preliminary reports, officers taped off the area around the Sajoma Mini-Market located at 724 Springfield Avenue before 9:10 p.m. after they received reports of an injured person at that location.

Upon arrival, police located an unconscious and unresponsive person who suffered apparent stab injuries.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police and detectives stayed on the scene for several hours conducting the investigation. There were no reports of arrests.

We will give additional information when it becomes available.