Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that the Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Alsherman T. Counts, 43, of Irvington.
Police said on Thursday at approximately 1:35 p.m. Irvington Police officers responded to the 200 block of Eastern Parkway in Irvington where they discovered Counts inside his apartment suffering from a gunshot wound.
According to police Mr. Counts was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:04 p.m.
No arrests have been.
The investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.