EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley announced April 22 that the East Orange police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating the fatal shooting of Isaiah T. Peterson, 27, of South Orange.
Peterson was shot at approximately 7:19 p.m. on April 21 in the vicinity of McKay Avenue and Ayr Street in East Orange. He was pronounced dead at University Hospital at 9:59 p.m.
As of 1:20 p.m. on April 22, no arrest has been made. The investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.