NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced March 25 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 Rasheed Barnes, 38, of Newark.
At approximately 4:20 a.m., Barnes was shot in the area of 24 Eastern Parkway in Newark. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:39 a.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.