UPDATE: 27-Year-Old East Orange Man Shot Dead in Newark

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Marquis Forman, 27, of East Orange.

Police say on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at approximately 7:42 pm Forman was shot on the 700 block of Springfield Avenue.

He was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead 8:19 p.m.

No arrests have been made.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432 or 1-877-TIPS-4EC.