Bouncer Shot at West Orange Bar

The bouncer was apparently trying to break up a fight between patrons

Monday, Aug 6, 2012  |  Updated 11:03 AM EDT
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Bouncer Shot at West Orange Bar

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A bouncer in West Orange was shot and killed early Monday, apparently while trying to break up a fight between patrons in the parking lot, police said.

The bouncer, whose name has not been released pending notification of his relatives, was shot and killed around 2 a.m. outside Misty's Restaurant and Bar, at 244 Main St., the Essex County prosecutor's office said.

Preliminary information indicated the bouncer was shot while trying to break up a fight, the office said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County prosecutor's office tip line at 877-847-7432.

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