Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Interim Newark Public Safety Director Raul Malave announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting Rabel Ramos-Gomez, 46, of Belleville.
On Sunday, July 17 Ramos-Gomez was shot while working in his corner grocery store located on the 200 block of South 10th Street.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:15 pm.
The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. 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.
Calls will be kept confidential.