Fatal Plainfield Shooting Under Investigation

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PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield man that occurred in the early morning hours today, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Curtis Stroud, 31, was dropped off at Muhlenberg Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound, said Romankow. Authorities have located the men that brought Stroud to the hospital and are interviewing them, officials said.

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Stroud was pronounced dead at 1:45 a.m. and the Union County Homicide Task Force was notified. A short time later, a crime scene was located at the intersection of Berckman Street and South Avenue. Detectives continue to gather and examine evidence and interview potential witnesses this morning, officials said.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the case to call Det. Michael Triarsi at 1-908-966-2301


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