UPDATE: Authorities Release Information on Man Shot Dead on South 19th Street

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 Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Shaquan Hatcher-Turner, 30, of Newark.

Police say approximately 3:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, Hatcher-Turner was shot on the 600 block of South 19th Street.

He was rushed to University Hospital and was pronounced dead at 3:35 pm.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

No arrests have been made.

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.