Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department said today that authorities have charged a New Brunswick man with fatally shooting an East Orange resident Friday evening.
According to authorities, Kim Carter, 37, of New Brunswick was arrested and charged with murder in the first degree and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in the second degree following an investigation into the November 17th fatal shooting of Tawan J. Moses, 25, of East Orange.
Officials charged Carter with the homicide on November 21st and is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center.
He was charged during an investigation by Detective Brandt Gregus of the New Brunswick Police Department and Detective David Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police began the investigation after they were alerted to the shooting. The victim was found on Throop Avenue near Feaster Park and pronounced dead at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds on November 17th at approximately 8:30pm.
The investigation is active and continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Brandt Gregus of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5217 or Detective David Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732)745- 4436.