NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Orange Police Director Todd R. Warren announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, and the Orange Police Department, are investigating the fatal shooting of Malcolm T. Ford, 24, of Orange. 

Ford was fatally shot yesterday in the 200 block of Scotland Road in Orange. He was transported to University Hospital in Newark where he was pronounced dead at 11:17 p.m. yesterday. 

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

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.