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

Lyndsay V. Ruotolo
Acting Prosecutor

Press Release

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2012

The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the 12th homicide of 2012 in the City of Elizabeth. Last night at approximately 10:11p.m. officers were called to 118 Pine Street to reports of shots fired, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

They discovered Zaair R. Tuck (DOB 07-19-1981) of Magnolia Avenue in Elizabeth suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Homicide Task Force continues to investigate, take witness statements and gather evidence. No arrests have been made and this was the 22nd homicide recorded in the county for 2012, said Romankow.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Union County Crimestoppers at (908) 654-TIPS, TEXT UCTIP plus a message to 274637.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.