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West Orange Police and Prosecutor's Office Identify Livingston Homicide Victim

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Brendan Tevlin, 19, of Livingston, has been identified as the victim in a homicide that occurred in the vicinity of Walker Road and Northfield Avenue last night at around midnight.

Tevlin was a graduate of Seton Hall Prep and attended the University of Richmond.

The announcement came this morning from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and West Orange Police Chief James Abbott. 

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Police responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of Walker Road and Northfield Avenue at approximately midnight. The victim was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in his 4x4 Land Rover in an apartment complex  at 275 Northfield Ave. The victim had been playing video games at a friend's house in West Orange when he left between 11:30 - !2:00 am. It is believed he was shot the vicinity of Walker Road and Northfield Avenue and that he, along with the vehicle, were moved and left at the apartment complex.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Tevlin was targeted. No arrests have been made. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is asking that anyone with information contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-847-7432.

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