Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Task Force and the Newark Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that left a teenaged adult dead in Newark.
According to authorities, shortly after 11 p.m. yesterday, DeSean L. Brickhouse, 18, of Roselle, was fatally shot in the area of 41 Evergreen Avenue in Newark.
Officials say Brickhouse was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:55 p.m.
The fatal shooting is under investigation and no arrests have been made according to police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.