The Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor

Contact:
John Holl
(908) 527-4621
jholl@ucnj.org

For Immediate Release
October 17, 2011

Arrest made in August 2011 Elizabeth Homicide


On October 14, 2011, the Union County Homicide Task Force charged Larry Mays (DOB 08-10-1987) of 400 Irvington Avenue, Elizabeth NJ, with aggravated manslaughter, unlawful possession of a weapon, and two counts of aggravated assault for the killing of Abdul Hinton and shooting of Payton Taylor Jr. and Shaquana McNair, announced Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

The shooting took place on August 14, 2011 at 220 Parker Road. The victim, Abdul Hinton (DOB 7-10-92) was taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a few hours later.

Mays was charged on August 15, 2011, with weapons and drug offenses, also stemming from this incident. He is currently in custody at the Eastern Regional Jail in West Virginia on $1million bail.

These criminal charges are mere accusations. The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.