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Hillside Resident Killed in Irvington Township Shooting

Irvington Township

By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Essex County are investigating the motive behind a shooting that killed a Union County man in Irvington Township Saturday. 

Just before dawn, police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Smalley Terrace and Oak. 

When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old Rasheed Bell, Hillside resident, suffering gunshot wounds.

Police said bell succumbed to his injuries.

The Irvington Police Department is investigating the matter along with The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information should contact the Irvington Police Department at 973-399-6603