Plainfield homicide under investigation

At approximately 6:38 p.m. on Saturday, September 17th, Plainfield Police Officers responded to the area of the 700 Block of Kensington Avenue in Plainfield after reports of gunshots in the area. Upon their arrival they located a male victim, David Michael Buck of Somerset, NJ, who suffered gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are actively investigating this case.  Anyone with information should contact Homicide Sergeant Chris Scuorzo at 908-472-0492, Detective Ryan Kirsh 908-347-1420 or Plainfield Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 908-753- 3131.