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UPDATE: Woman Shot Dead in Newark

By rlsmetro on

Newark--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 Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigatinga fatal shooting.


According to police, Ms. Charisse L. Ates, 38, whose last known address was East Orange, was fatally shot yesterday on the 100 block of South 8th Street in the City of Newark.  

She was transported to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:37 pm yesterday

Police say no arrests have been made and the investigation is active and ongoing.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.