Reward offered for information on deadly Plainfield shooting

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PLAINFIELD -

A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information on a fatal street shooting in Union County.

Prosecutors say Plainfield police responding to reports of shots fired found David Perez around 4:10 p.m. Sunday in the area of West Fourth Street and Monroe Avenue. The 19-year-old city resident was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

No other injuries were reported. A motive for the shooting remains under investigation, and further details on the incident have not been released.

Union County Crime Stoppers is offering the reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Anyone with information about the shooting can contact the Union County Crime Stoppers tip line at 908-654-TIPS (8477) or online at www.uctip.org.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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