UPDATE: 55-Year-Old East Orange Man Fatally Shot in Bloomfield

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel DeMaio have announced that authorities have identified the victim of the fatal shooting in Bloomfield on Saturday evening.

Authorities identified the victim as Mr. Juan P. Santos-Martinez, 55, of East Orange.

The Essex County Prosecutor said, Bloomfield, police officers discovered Santos-Martinez within a vehicle in the 200 block of Ampere Parkway suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Medics pronounced Satos-Martinez dead at the scene, according to Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas S. Fennelly of the Prosecutor's Homicide Unit.

This incident is being investigated by the Essex County Prosecutor's Homicide Task Force and the Bloomfield Police Department.

The investigation is active and ongoing at this time, according to Fennelly.