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
Lyndsay V. Ruotolo
Acting Prosecutor

Press Release

For Immediate Release: March 16, 2011

The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield man that occurred earlier this morning, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

At approximately 1:30a.m. Wednesday a man, suffering from a gunshot wound was dropped off at Muhlenberg Hospital by several men who quickly left the hospital, said Romankow. The men were located a short time later and are being interviewed.

The victim, Curtis Stroud DOB 1/13/1980 was pronounced dead at 1:45a.m. and the Union County Homicide Task Force was notified. A short time later, a crime scene was located at the Intersection of Berckman St. and South Avenue. Detectives continue to gather and examine evidence and interview potential witnesses.

This remains an active investigation by the Task Force and Plainfield Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Michael Triarsi at (908) 966-2301