UPDATE: Authorities Identify Man Shot Dead in Irvington Township

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Tuason R. Wise, 28, of Irvington.

According to a statement released by the County Prosecutor's Office, on Thursday, May 2, Wise was discovered with an apparent fatal gunshot injury in his apartment in the 100 block of Carolina Avenue.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:50 am.

Officials say 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 or 1-877-847-7432.