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.
Calls will be kept confidential.