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Man Killed in Apparent Irvington Township Targeted Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Irvington Township

Authorities in Essex County are investigating a shooting incident that left a man dead in Irvington Township overnight. 

Officials are trying to piece together the circumstances behind the shooting, but a preliminary investigation, township authorities said officers responded to reports of shots fired on Park Place early Sunday morning. 

According to the investigation, officers arrived and found a male victim suffering multiple bullet wounds at that location. 

The victim is an unidentified black male who left a party shortly before being gunned down by suspects armed with a guns. 

Police believe the incident was targeted but are continuing to investigate the motive for the violent/fatal encounter.  

The suspects fled the scene and remain at large.