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

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

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