Gunfire Kills One on Liberty Street in Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has taken the lead in an investigation into a fatal shooting that killed one person in Orange Saturday night.

According to officials, gunfire rang out on Liberty Street at approximately 9:13 p.m., sending police to the scene to investigate.

Upon arrival, police found an unidentified victim shot at the location.

Orange Police notified the Essex County Prosecutor's Office when medical personnel pronounced the victim dead a short time later.

Officials have not released the motive for the shooting at this time.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.