NEWARK, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors office is seeking information related to the fatal shooting of a 28 year old Bloomfield man on Martin Luther King Boulevard at 5:42 p.m. on Monday.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Shahad Smith, 28, of Bloomfield. The task force includes includes detectives from the Newark Police Department.
Smith was shot outside in the 700 block of Martin Luther King Jr., Boulevard. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:06 p.m.
The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. 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.