Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and West Orange Police Chief James P. Abbott are seeking help from the public in identifying a person of interest in connection with the fatal shooting of a bouncer.
Jacques Nelson, 32, of Orange was shot and killed yesterday in the parking lot of Misty’s Restaurant and Bar in West Orange. He was employed as a bouncer at the facility.
The image here was captured from a surveillance video of patrons at the bar the night of the fatal shooting. The Essex County Sheriff’s Crimestoppers program has agreed to offer up to $5,000 to anyone providing information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-847-7432.