Plainfield Homicide under Investigation

The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division are jointly investigating a homicide that took place Sunday night in Plainfield, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.

Officers responding to a report of shots being fired arrived at a residence on the 700 block of East Sixth Street in Plainfield at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday and located the homicide victim, 28-year-old Jose Disla-Cordero, who had been fatally shot in his home.

An autopsy was scheduled for Monday morning. As of Monday afternoon no arrest had been made, nor had a motive been definitively established.

This remains an active investigation. Anyone with information about the matter is being urged to contact Union County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Janet Lopez at 908-344-3324 or Detective Johnny Ho at 908-344-3308. A reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in connection with Mr. Disla-Cordero’s death is being offered by the Union County Crime Stoppers; tips can be given anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477), via text message by texting “UCTIP” and a message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at