NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a deadly police-involved shooting in Newark.

It happened around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday in the area of South Orange Avenue and South 20th Street.

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According to authorities, detectives from the department’s Major Crime Division were investigating shootings and robberies in the area when they approached a vehicle.

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Police said one of people inside the vehicle was armed with a gun and that’s when a detective opened fire and fatally shot him.

They said the suspect’s gun was recovered at the scene. No officers were hurt.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau at (862) 520-3700.