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
July 2, 2011

HTF Investigating July 2 Homicide


The Union County homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield store ower that happened on Saturday afternoon, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

The shooting happened at 801 east 6th st, at the Leaty Grocery Store at 4:10 pm. Plainfield Police responded to this location on a report of a person shot. Upon arriving they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds, said Romankow. Storeowner, Eduardo Leaty (dob oct 20,19 63) was transported to and later pronounced dead at a local hosiptal at 5:05 pm . Other person shot was worker in store.

That worker is expected to survive.

This remains an active investigation and information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 908 654 TIPS or uctip.org