UPDATE: 28-Year-Old Shot Dead on Central Avenue in Newark

Authorities in Essex County are investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Yasin Welch, 28, of Newark.

Officials say Tuesday Welch was shot in the area of Fairmount Avenue and Central Avenue in Newark.

Doctors pronounced him dead at pronounced dead at 3:21 pm at University Hospital.

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-TIPS-4EC. Calls will be kept confidential.