Police investigate deadly shooting in Plainfield

May 10, 2012 4:05:02 AM PDT
Police are investigating a deadly shooting in New Jersey.

The incident happened at Roosevelt Avenue, near East Front Street, in Plainfield around 5:30 a.m.

Authorities were called to the scene to a report of a person down in the roadway. They initially thought it was a pedestrian who had been struck by a hit-and-run driver. But as they looked closer, they realized it was a gunshot victim.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, and no suspects are in custody.

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