UPDATE: Authorities Identify Man Fatally Shot 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, is investigating the fatal shooting of Anthony Davis, 41, of Newark.

Police say on Saturday, Sept. 29, Davis was fatally shot in the 100 block of South 7th Street.

Police say medical staff pronounced Davis dead at the scene at 3:01 p.m.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

No arrests have been made yet according to police.

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 or 1-877-847-7432.