For Immediate Release – October 4, 2013
Contact: Mark Spivey, Union County Prosecutor’s Office
908-527-4621, mspivey@ucnj.org

Homicide Task Force Investigating Plainfield Shooting Death

The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division are investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield man, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

Officers responding to a report of a possibly injured person discovered the male victim inside a residence on the 500 block of West Seventh Street in Plainfield shortly before 6 a.m. Friday morning. The victim, a resident of the building later identified as Daniel Gomez, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation into this homicide is ongoing, as detectives continue to examine evidence and canvass the area. As of midday Friday no arrests had been made and no motive had been definitively established.