Another homicide in Plainfield

Anthony Henry

The victim of a fatal shooting in Plainfield has been identified as 27-year-old Anthony Henry, a city resident, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.

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.

This matter remains under investigation by the Union County Homicide Task Force, Plainfield Police Division, 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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