NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced March 18 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Dax M. Rowland, 28, of Newark.
Rowland was fatally shot March 16 at approximately 4:04 p.m. in the 300 block of Renner Avenue near its intersection with Goodwin Avenue in Newark. He was transported to University Hospital where is was pronounced dead at 6:21 p.m.
The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432.