Essex Prosecutor Investigating Fatal Shooting of William Porter of Newark

 

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred yesterday around 2.30am.

William Porter, 23, of Newark was shot in the area of 18 Oliver Street and he was pronounced dead at University Hospital at 5:46 am.

No arrests have been made as of yet.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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.

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