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UPDATE: Watchung Man Killed by Newark South Ward Gunfire

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Essex County announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Louis Brown, 41, of Watchung. 

Officials said yesterday, Thursday, October 21, Newark Police responded to a report of shots fired around Grumman Avenue and Maple Avenue in Newark.

When they arrived, they found the victim in his car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:56 p.m.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432

Calls will be kept confidential.