NEWS RELEASE

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 26, 2010

Arrest made in Sept. 2010 Homicide


On Tuesday afternoon the Union County Homicide Task Force charged and arrested an Elizabeth man in connection with a September 2010 homicide, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

Alsherik Harris DOB: 7/2/1980 is charged with murder and weapon possession in the Sept. 25, 2010 death of Amir Josey. The homicide occurred near 220 Parker Road in Elizabeth, said Romankow.

Josey, 23, lived on Willow St, Bloomfield NJ and was shot several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene, said Romankow.

Harris is being held at the Union County Jail on $1 million bail.

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