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.