EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley announced today that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a homicide.

Jermaine Maddox, 35, of East Orange was fatally shot at approximately 11:03 p.m. yesterday in the 200 block of North Arlington Avenue in East Orange.

At this time, no arrests have been made and the no suspects have been identified. 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.