Elizabeth Teen Shot To Death In Linden

LINDEN — An Elizabeth teenager who was shot in Linden Monday night died Tuesday afternoon, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.

The county’s Homicide Task Force is investigating the circumstances behind the fatal shooting of Juan Carlos Motijo, 16. He was shot outside of a building on the 800 block Laurita Street in Linden around 9 p.m. on July 25. Motijo was transported to University Hospital in critical condition and pronounced dead at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

No arrests had been made as of Tuesday evening. Authorities are asking anyone with information about the case to contact Union County Crime Stoppers at 1-908-654-TIPS or www.uctip.org

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