OFFICE OF THE
UNION COUNTY
PROSECUTOR
FOR EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911 Immediately 

Andrew K. RuOTOLO, JR. Justice CENTER
32 Rahway Avenue, elizabeth, NJ 07202

908-527-4500    ucpo@ucnj.org
JENNIFER DAVENPORT
Acting Prosecutor

Press Release

For Immediate Release: April 4, 2017

The fatal shooting of a Plainfield resident is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Tuesday.
The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Kassim Hayes.
Plainfield Police Division patrol units responding to a report of shots being fired on the 600 block of West Fourth Street found Hayes at that location shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday. Hayes was pronounced dead at the scene a short while later.
This matter remains under active joint investigation by the Union County Homicide Task Force, Plainfield Police Division, Union County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit, and Union County Police Department Ballistics Unit.
Anyone with information about this matter is being urged to contact Homicide Task Force Sgt. Johnny Ho at 908-403-8271 or Detective Melissa Plum at 908-418-2817.

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