Reward Offered in Slaying of East Orange Man

Victim gunned down in Newark a year ago Tuesday

The Essex County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the murder of an East Orange man last year.

Brandon Ellis, 25, was shot multiple times around 7:30 pm on Nov. 27, 2011. The shooting occurred near S. 11th Street and 13th Avenue in Newark. He was later pronounced dead at University Hospital.

According to police sources, three men arrived at the scene of the shooting in a black, late model Audi, exited the car and opened fire on Ellis.

Anyone with information about the crime are urged to contact Detective Rahsaan Johnson of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 973-621-4621 or 201-563-6413.

All calls to law enforcement will be kept confidential.

A. Newarker November 27, 2012 at 09:09 PM
"The Essex County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward of up to $5,000" So someone gives info may only get $25 since they use the famous get out of paying full amount - "of up to"


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