1 dead, 1 critical in Bedminster country club shooting

BEDMINSTER - An investigation is under way after a shooting this morning left one groundskeeper dead and another wounded at a country club in Bedminster.

Somerset County Prosecutor Spokesman Jack Bennett says the wounded man is in critical condition and the suspect apparently fled to Essex County, where he took his own life. Officials have not released any names.

The shooting happened at around 5:08 a.m. at the Fiddler's Elbow Country Club on Rattlesnake Bridge Road.

The Somerset and Essex county prosecutors are investigating.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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