Authorities identify victim in deadly Elizabeth shooting as Al-Yasin Anthony

1 dead in Elizabeth shooting

1 dead in Elizabeth shooting

ELIZABETH - The Union County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the person killed in a deadly shooting in Elizabeth as 20-year-old Al-Yasin Anthony.

Officials say police responded to the area of Court and First streets Thursday around 11:40 p.m. for reports of gunfire. Anthony was found shot dead at the scene.

Police also found a man and a woman at the scene who were also shot. They were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.

Officials did not immediately say if they had any suspects in the shooting. 

The Union County Crime Stoppers are offering up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the case.

Anyone who might have any information about the crime is asked to call contact Homicide Task Force Sgt. Jose Vendas at 908-358-3048 or Lt. Michael Rabasca at 908-514-2080.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 600-year-old white oak that sits on the 1 600-year-old tree to be removed in Bernards
Authorities in Newark are searching for a person 2 Police seek person who crashed stolen car into Newark church
A Rockaway Township police officer is facing charges 3 Morris County officer faces sexual assault charges
News 12 was told the fire started around 4 Firefighters clear warehouse fire, road closes
A 600-year-old white oak that sits on the 5 Crews begin removal of 600-year-old tree in Bernards

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE