1 dead, 2 others wounded in triple shooting in Bloomfield: ECPO

A man is dead and two others were seriously wounded after a triple-shooting in Bloomfield Sunday, April 10, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II, and Bloomfield Police Chief Samuel DeMaio said.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Bloomfield Police Department are investigating the crime.

According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, on Sunday, April 10, Christian Lisaldes Perez, 23, of Newark was shot on First Avenue in Bloomfield in broad daylight along with two other people. Perez was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:18 p.m. The other two men, both in their early 30s, were transported to Morristown Medical Center, where one is in critical condition, the other in stable condition.

At this time, no arrests have been made and the investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at (877) 847-7432.

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