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UPDATE: 46-Year-Old Irvington Man Gunned Down in East Orange

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the East Orange Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Gregory Evens, 46, of Irvington.

Police said on Sunday, April 23, at approximately 7:30 p.m., East Orange Police were dispatched to Sunnyside Terrace, near Hudson Avenue, in East Orange where they discovered Evens suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds.

Officials said he was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:52 pm.

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.