NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced on Tuesday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Newark Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting.

Nafis Jahad Treadwell, age 22, of East Orange was fatally shot at approximately 6:45 p.m.on Monday in the 100 block of Hawthorne Avenue in Newark.

No other information is available at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made.

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