Authorities ID Man Killed In Weekend Irvington Shooting

Authorities have identified the 28-year-old victim of a weekend Irvington shooting.

Ricky Alston
Ricky Alston Photo Credit: Ricky Alston Facebook photo

Ricky Alston, of Irvington, was shot on the 800 block of Stuyvesant Avenue Sunday, Nov. 22, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers said.

Alston, formerly of Newark, was transported to Beth Israel Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:05 p.m., they said.

No arrests had been made as of Tuesday. The investigation is active and ongoing. 

 Anyone with information should contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes tips line at 1-877 TIPS- 4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.

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