Reward Offer: Shooting Death of Michael Davis

NewarkEssex County law enforcement authorities today posted a cash reward offer for information about a Saturday night shooting that resulted in the death of a city man.

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the Crimestoppers program would pay up to $5,000 for details that lead to the arrest of the person or persons who gunned down Michael Davis, age 33, on the evening of May 15, 2010.

Fontoura said that Davis was shot in the torso near 580 Hunterdon Street. The victim ran from that location and eventually collapsed at 614 Bergen Street. Davis succumbed to the gunshots during the early morning hours of May 16, 2010.

Persons with information about the crime are asked to contact Detective Thomas Kelly of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide Squad at 973-621-4563 or Detective Anthony Iemmello of the Newark Police Department’s Homicide Squad at 973-733-5400.

All calls to law enforcement will be kept confidential.