Authorities: 67-year-old man fatally stabbed outside Elizabeth mechanic shop

A 67-year-old man was fatally stabbed outside of an auto mechanic shop in Elizabeth early Saturday morning, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office.

News 12 Staff

Feb 15, 2020, 6:34 PM

Updated 1,558 days ago

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Authorities: 67-year-old man fatally stabbed outside Elizabeth mechanic shop
A 67-year-old man was fatally stabbed outside of an auto mechanic shop in Elizabeth early Saturday morning, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office.
Police responded to the 500 block of Elizabeth Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. for a report of an argument. There they say they found the victim with a stab wound.
The victim has been identified as Carlos Ariza, of Elizabeth. He was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A joint investigation into the case is underway by the prosecutor's Homicide Task Force, the Elizabeth Police Department and the Union County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact Task Force Sgt. Danika Ramos at 908-451-7739 or Detective Brandon Lorenz at 908-337-3230.


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