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Male Killed in Violent East Orange Shootout

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has taken the lead in an investigation into a shooting that left a male victim dead in East Orange overnight. 

According to county officials, police responded need to reports of shots fired on Hilton Street. 

When officers arrived, they found a severely injured male victim suffering gunshot wounds at that location. 

The Essex County Prosecutors Office said the victim was pronounced dead shortly after the shooting and his identity has not been released at this time. 

The suspect fled the scene and remain at large.