Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced today that the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating the fatal shooting of Timothy Royster, 44, of East Orange.

Royster was fatally shot in the 600 block of South 15th Street in Newark on April 4 at approximately 9:59 p.m.

The investigation is active and ongoing. At this stage in the investigation, no suspects have been identified and no arrests have been.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.