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.