TAPInto Plainfield just received the following update from the Union County Prosecutor's office on the recent shooting in Plainfield:
The female victim of a double shooting that took place in Plainfield the weekend before last has died due to her injuries, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Monday.
The victim has been identified as Shavonne Young, 25, of Scotch Plains. The shooting, which took place at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, June 24 at the corner of New and West 5th streets, had also claimed the life of Michael Welsh, 34, of Plainfield.
This matter remains under investigation by the Homicide Task Force, and anyone with information is urged to contact Sgt. Johnny Ho at 908-403-8271 or Detective William Guy at 908-347-2212.