By: Richard L. Smith
Authorities in Bergen County and the Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating a homicide that occurred in the area of 900 Boulevard in New Milford on Saturday.
A preliminary investigation released by officials indicated that at approximately 7:10 p.m., the New Milford Police Department responded to the area and found a male victim who had been shot.
According to The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, the victim was transported to an area hospital and later pronounced deceased.
Circumstances behind the shooting have not been made available but the prosecutor's office at this time.
The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office is conducting an investigation under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the New Milford Police Department under the direction of Chief Brian Clancy.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.