Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino 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 Newark, is investigating the fatal shooting of Terrell Malone, 28, of Toms River.

Malone was shot at approximately 11:45 p.m. yesterday. He was pronounced dead at University Hospital. The shooting occurred in the vicinity of 56 Parkhurst Street in Newark.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.