PLAINFIELD — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating a shooting death that occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday at 310 West Front Street, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said yesterday.
The victim, Andres Chach, 22, of the 300 block of West Front Street in Plainfield was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, Romankow said.
Chach is the first homicide victim in Union County for 2011 and detectives were searching the area for evidence in the case and gathering statements from people in the neighborhood, said Romankow.
Authorities are asking anyone with information regarding the death of Mr. Chach to call Union County Crimestoppers at 1-908-654-TIPS.
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