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
June 22, 2011

Shooting Death of an Elizabeth Man


The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of an Elizabeth man that happened earlier today, said Prosecutor Theodore Romankow.

Just before noon two men were shot while inside a vehicle on Pine St. and 3rd Street, said Romankow.

The vehicle then traveled a short distance before crashing at South Park and 3rd.

The victim, Ramill Thomas DOB 12/171979 was transported to University Hospital where he died from his injuries shortly before 3 p.m

Another victim suffered injuries but is expected to survive, said Romankow. His identity is not available for release at this time.

The Homicide Task Force continues to collect and examine evidence. Anyone with information is urged to contact Union County Crimestoppers at 908 654 TIPS or uctip.org.

This remains an active investigation and additional details will be released as they become available.