April 14, 2021
NEWARK, NJ (ESSEX)–Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephen, II., and Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal shooting.
On Monday, April 12 at approximately 4:23 pm Anthony M. McGriff, 34, of Lawrenceville was shot on the 100 Block of Prince Street in the City of Newark. He was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:08 pm.
No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.