Teen, 17, shot and killed while hosting party in Irvington, NJ

IRVINGTON — A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in his home while hosting a party Friday night, according to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office.

Officials said the shooting took place shortly after 10 p.m. at the minor’s home in the 100 block of Maple Avenue in Irvington. The victim was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene around 10:40 p.m.

NJ Advance Media reported that the victim was identified as Kansley Moneus. He was reportedly found in his garden after an argument with another man. Police were responding to a noise complaint report following the gunshots.

The Essex County District Attorney’s Office Homicide and Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting. No arrests were made.

Rick Rickman is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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