Orange NJ police arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a Maplewood NJ man.
18-year-old Orange resident Raquan Laney is accused of killing 23-year-old Marving Dauphin. Mr. Dauphin was gunned down in the 400 block of Laurel Street near Lincoln Avenue in Orange, New Jersey. Laurel Street is a tiny street in the southern end of the area.
Authorities do not yet know if there was a motive.
In New Jersey, homicide is addressed by N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3. The statute classifies homicide as a first degree felony. Here, Mr. Laney is accused of killing the victim. If Mr. Laney is convicted of first degree felony murder, he could be sentenced to life in New Jersey State Prison, with a minimum term of incarceration of 30 years before becoming eligible for parole.
Mr. Laney is being held at the Essex County Jail in lieu of $750,000.00 bail.
For more information, see the NJ.com article entitled “Orange Teenager Charged in Shooting Death of Maplewood Man.”