UPDATE: Gunman Kills Livingston Man Inside Maplewood Restaurant; Homicide Investigation

Newark --- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Acting Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul announced today that the Maplewood Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal shooting at a restaurant on Springfield Avenue in Maplewood.

Authorities say Mr. Altariq A. Brown, 30, of Livingston was shot at approximately 8:20 pm yesterday.

Medics pronounced Brown dead on the scene at 8:35 pm police said.

No suspects have been arrested at this time.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ, 07040