UPDATE: 31-Year-Old Shot Dead In Newark

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today 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 Mr. Anthony Starks, 31, of Newark.

According to police, on Wednesday Aug. 14, at approximately 5:30 pm Newark Police discovered Starks suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in a parking lot in the 400 block of Littleton Avenue.

EMS transported the victim to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:54 p.m.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.