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Essex County Prosecutor Confirms Homicide on Nutley - Belleville Border

Nutley Police respond to scene of shooting on Nutley - Belleville border Credits: John Lee / TAPinto Nutley
K-9 Units on the scene of the shooting on the Nutley - Belleville border Credits: John Lee /
Officers from Nutley, Belleville, Newark, and the Essex County Prosecutors Office respond to a shooting at King Street and Berton Place on the Nutley - Belleville border. Credits: John Lee /
Nutley Police respond to scene of shooting on Nutley - Belleville border Credits: TAPinto Nutley Staff

NUTLEY / BELLEVILLE, NJ - Police from Nutley, Belleville, Newark, and the Essex County Prosecutor's office  responded to reports of a shooting in the area of King Street and Berton Place on the Nutley Belleville border. The incident took place at approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night. 

Initial reports indicated 'shots fired' with one person in custody and another fleeing in a gold Cadillac SUV. 

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office confirmed that there was a homicide in Belleville. 

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At the scene, police units were scene looking for evidence and shell casings. A K-9 unit was also used on the scene. According to residents of the area, the border between Nutley and Belleville runs right through the area in which the people were searching for evidence. 

Police on the scene are not permitted to give any information to the media. The Essex County Prosecutors office is taking the lead on the investigation. 

This is a developing story. Details will be shared when they become available. 





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