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Green Brook Man Shot to Death in Plainfield Wednesday

The Alternative Press Staff

Thursday, December 26, 2013 • 9:07am

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Police are investigating the shooting death of a Green Brook man in Plainfield early Wednesday morning.

According to acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park, at approximately 5:33 a.m. Wednesday, a Plainfield police officer heard multiple gunshots fired in the area of Park Avenue and E. 9th Street in Plainfield. Arriving patrol units found Rashad Daye, 25, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Daye was pronounced dead later Wednesday morning at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. 

A joint investigation is being conducted by the Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division. As of early Wednesday afternoon, no arrests had been made, and a motive for the shooting remained under investigation. Additional information regarding this case will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about the shooting is being urged to contact Union County Prosecutor's Office Detective Sofia Santos at (908) 577-4256. A reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in connection with Daye's death is being offered by the Union County Crime Stoppers; tips can be given anonymously at (908) 654-TIPS (8477), via text message by texting "UCTIP" and a message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at www.uctip.org. 

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