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UPDATE: West Orange Woman Shot Dead in East Orange

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Essex County authorities announced today that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Ms. Nicole M. Lee, 32, of West Orange.

According to police, on Tuesday, Oct. 5, East Orange Police officers were dispatched to the 100 block of North 18th Street in East Orange, where they discovered Ms. Lee.

Police said she was transported to University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 3:26 a.m.

“At this time, no arrests have been made,” officials said.

The investigation is active and ongoing. 

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.