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UPDATE: Investigation Continues in Murder of Man on Lincoln Street in East Orange

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Detectives for The Essex County Prosecutor's Office are continuing to investigate a shooting that killed a man in East Orange in late October.

According to county law enforcement officials, at approximately 9:35 p.m. on October 27, East Orange Police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the 100 block of Lincoln Street.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an unconscious and unresponsive male suffering severe injuries after being shot at that location.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office identified the victim as Mr. Damier Nelson, 22, who was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say the suspect fled the scene immediately after the shooting.

The investigation is continuing, according to county law enforcement officials.