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UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Killed in Shooting at Maplewood Football Field

By rlsmetro on
Maplewood

Essex County officials announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday night in Maplewood. 

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

Arriving officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, who has been identified as Mr. Moussa Fofana, 18, of Maplewood, 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.

No arrests have been made at this time.  

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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