Police in Irvington New Jersey are searching for a suspect in a recent homicide at a local apartment complex.
The fatal shooting occurred around 10:15 p.m. at an apartment located on Crescent Lane in Irvington, NJ. Someone dialed 911 and notified the Irvington Police Department about gunshots being heard. When Irvington NJ cops arrived at the scene, they found the victim inside the apartment and suffering from a very serious gunshot wound.
Before emergency medical responders could transport the victim to a local hospital, he died. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting just 20 minutes after Irvington police got the 911 call. The victim lived in Irvington and was 38 years of age when he tragically died as a result of his gunshot wound.
The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Task Force are actively investigating the shooting and looking for the shooter.
Law enforcement has not revealed many details about the shooting incident or the investigation. It is unknown if detectives currently have any leads in the case.
If Irvington NJ investigators can eventually identify and apprehend the shooter, that person would likely face criminal charges for first degree murder and weapons offenses. Murder is the most serious crime in the New Jersey Criminal Code and carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. Moreover, the minimum penalty for a first degree murder conviction is 30 years in New Jersey State Prison.
For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “1 Dead in Shooting at Irvington Apartment.”