East Orange man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — 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 Marquis Forman, 27, of East Orange, according to a Jan. 16 press release from the ECPO.

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, at approximately 7:42 p.m., Forman was shot on the 700 block of Springfield Avenue in Newark. He was transported to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:19 p.m.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is active and ongoing. 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.

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