Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that Mr. Terrance Nelson, 35, of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Mr. Shakur Robinson, 34, also of Newark, who was fatally shot in an alleged after-hours establishment in the 500 block of South Clinton Street in East Orange.
Police said the shooting occurred on Saturday, May 1 and Nelson has been charged with murder and illegal possession of a weapon.
He was also charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon.
These are accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
The investigation, which is being handled by the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, is active and ongoing.