Newark Man Fatally Shot in Bloomfield, Police Seeking Information

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Bloomfield Police are investigating a fatal shooting.

At approximately 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12, Kevin Roberts, 47, of Newark was shot in the area of 12 First Avenue in Bloomfield. He was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:14 p.m.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is active and ongoing.

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. All calls will be kept confidential.

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