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The fatal shooting of a Plainfield resident is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Anthony Henry.

Plainfield Police Division patrol units responding to the 1000 block of East Second Street at approximately 11 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 found Henry there suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the investigation. Henry was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where he died due to his injuries at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4.

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This matter remains under active joint investigation by the Union County Homicide Task Force, Plainfield Police Division, Union County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit, and Union County Police Department Ballistics Unit.

Anyone with information about this matter is being urged to contact Homicide Task Force Sgt. Jose Vendas at 908-358-3048 or Detective Melissa Plum at 908-418-2817.

The Union County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case; tips can be given anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477), via text message by texting “UCTIP” plus a message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at www.uctip.org.

 

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