Fatal Shooting in Belleville New Jersey under investigation
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The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said someone was fatally shot on Berton Place Tuesday night.
Kathy Carter, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor’s office, identified the victim only as a male. Additional information was not immediately available.
Police from Belleville and Nutley blocked off an area around Berton Place and King Street late Tuesday.
A fire department spotlight was setup near evidence markers and broken glass on the residential block.
In a message on Twitter, Belleville police said the shooting “appears to be an isolated incident.”
Belleville Police are investing a shooting in the area of Berton Place/ King street. Avoid the area there is a lot of police presence. We will update you with additional details as soon as they become available. There is no threat to the public this appears to have been an isolated incident.