NEWARK - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the murder of 17-year old Irvington girl last night in Newark, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio announced today.

The prosecutor's office says Kamara Ingram was shot at around 9:45 p.m. yesterday while sitting on the porch of a home on the 200 block of South 10th Street.

Ingram was taken to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead at approximately 10 p.m., according to the prosecutor's office.

No arrests have been made in connection with the fatal shooting. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office tips line at 1-877-847-7432.