UPDATE: East Orange Man Shot Dead in Newark

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Naeem Roberts, 37, of East Orange.

Authorities said Roberts was shot multiple times at approximately 4:16 a.m. today in the 100 block of North 5th Street.

He was transported to University Hospital and pronounced dead at approximately 4:44 am.

At this time, no arrests have been made authorities said.

The investigation is active an ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.

North 5th Street, Newark, NJ, 07107