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Police: West Orange Bouncer Shot, Killed While Trying To Break Up Fight

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WEST ORANGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Authorities in New Jersey have released the name of a bouncer who they said was shot and killed early Monday morning while trying to break up a fight in West Orange.

The incident happened around 2 a.m. at Misty’s Restaurant and Bar on Main Street.

The bouncer, identified as 32-year-old Jacques Nelson, of Orange, was shot and killed while to break up a fight between patrons in the parking lot, police said.

No arrests have been made and investigation is ongoing, the Essex County Prosecutor’s office said.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tip line at 1-877-847-7432.