Police seek suspects in fatal Plainfield shooting

Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.

Prosecutors say the shooting occurred near West Third

Prosecutors say the shooting occurred near West Third Street and Manson Place.

PLAINFIELD - Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.

Union County prosecutors say that Dearn Marcano, of Plainfield, was killed around 9 p.m. Saturday after a group of men got out of a vehicle and fired more than a dozen shots.

Prosecutors say the shooting occurred near West Third Street and Manson Place and the other three men were found nearby.

Union County prosecutor spokesman Mark Spivey says the other three men remained at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick Sunday morning. All three are Plainfield residents and their injuries aren't believed to be life threatening.

A reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in connection with the shooting is also being offered by Union County Crime Stoppers.

Tips can be given anonymously by phone 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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