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UPDATE: $10K Reward Offered in Maplewood Homicide

By rlsmetro on
Maplewood

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Moussa Fofana, 18, of Maplewood.

Officials said at approximately 9:38 pm on Sunday, June 6, Maplewood police officers were dispatched to the area of Underhill Field on Garfield Place on reports of a shooting.

 

Arriving officers located Fofana suffering from a gunshot wound.

Fofana was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:24 pm.

A second male victim was treated at an area hospital for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. 

Maplewood

The investigation, which is active and ongoing, is being handled by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Maplewood Police Department.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432