PLAINFIELD, NJ - Video footage has been shared by the Union County Prosecutor's Office, which is attempting to identify the individual depicted as a person of interest in connection with the Dec. 29th homicide of Shamar Coleman on the 1000 block of East Second Street in Plainfield. Of particular note in the footage is the distinctive clothing being worn by the individual.

Anyone who may have seen this person in the area around the time of the shooting or who has information about his identity or whereabouts is being urged to contact Homicide Task Force Sgt. Jose Vendas at 908-358-3048 or Detective Richard Acosta at 908-347-0404.

This incident is currently under 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.

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The Union County Crime Stoppers also 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