FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment  of the person or persons who murdered township resident Dominic J. Frederick, who crashed his car into a residence on Foxwood Drive after he had been shot on May 25th.

It is the second $2,500 award offered by Crime Stoppers of Somerset County within the past week.

Last weekend, Crime Stoppers offered a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the individual or individuals involved in the shooting death of a township man at Naaman Williams Park May 18th.

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Township police received a 911 call at 11 p.m. concerning the first shooting. Police responded to the park in the vicinity of 94 Matilda Ave. and found David D. Anderson, 30, of Henry Street with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

One week later, police received multiple 911 calls at 11:05 p.m. about a car that had crashed into the Foxwood Drive home. Responding officers found Frederick, 25, a resident of Winston Drive, unconscious behind the wheel of the car and as they attempted to remove him from the car discovered he had been shot

Frederick was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Franklin Township Police Department are continuing to investigate both homicides, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Robertson requests anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Franklin Township Police Department at (732) 873-5533 or via the STOPit app.

 The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ.

Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or at and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.