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 25, 2011

Police Investigating Elizabeth Homicide


An Elizabeth man who was shot last Wednesday died from his injuries earlier this morning, marking the 10th in the city this year, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

On Wednesday, July 20, 2011 police responded to the are of Mary Street and Jefferson on a report of a person shot. The victim, Lawrence Pierre, 19, of Jackson before they arrived however, a friend had transported the victim to Trinitas Hospital. He was later transferred to University Hospital in Newark. He succumbed to his injuries earlier this morning at the hospital, according to investigators.

The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating and urges anyone with information regarding the shooting death of Lawrence Pierre to contact Crime Stoppers at (908) 654-TIPS or www.uctip.org

Police Investigating Elizabeth Homicide