UPDATE: Man Found Shot Dead in Parking Lot in Orange

Newark---Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Orange Public Safety Director Todd R. Warren announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Jerrel Tucker, 23, of Orange.

According to police May 16, Tucker was shot dead in a parking lot in the 500 block of Liberty Street.

Essex County officials said Tucker was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:12 pm.

The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made.

The Prosecutor’s Office is seeking assistance from the public.

Anyone with information is asked 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.