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UPDATE: Irvington Township Gunfire Kills Man

By rlsmetro on
Irvington Township

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that the Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Alsherman T. Counts, 43, of Irvington.

Police said on Thursday at approximately 1:35 p.m. Irvington Police officers responded to the 200 block of Eastern Parkway in Irvington where they discovered Counts inside his apartment suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to police Mr. Counts was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:04 p.m.

No arrests have been.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.