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: October 4, 2013

The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division are investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield man, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

Officers responding to a report of a possibly injured person discovered the male victim inside a residence on the 500 block of West Seventh Street in Plainfield shortly before 6 a.m. Friday morning. The victim, a resident of the building later identified as Daniel Gomez, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation into this homicide is ongoing, as detectives continue to examine evidence and canvass the area. As of midday Friday no arrests had been made and no motive had been definitively established.