Police: 1 dead, 1 critical after Plainfield shooting

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Plainfield early Sunday morning.

Police say they responded to a ShotSpotter gun notification near New and West Fifth streets just before 1 a.m.

The Union County prosecutor says 34-year old Michael Welsh was shot and killed, and a 25-year-old woman seriously injured.

The female victim was hospitalized in critical condition.

Further details surrounding the incident were not immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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