Prosecutor’s office: Shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in Elizabeth

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a shooting left one person dead and another hospitalized early this morning in Elizabeth.

News 12 Staff

Jun 22, 2021, 3:00 PM

Updated 1,030 days ago

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The Union County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a shooting left one person dead and another hospitalized early this morning in Elizabeth.
According to authorities, the victim has been identified as 30-year-old Eliezer Martinez Jr.
Police responded to a shots-fired call shortly before 1:30 a.m. and found Martinez and a second adult male shooting victim outside on the 400 block of Elizabeth Avenue.
Authorities say Martinez was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 2 a.m., while the second victim was taken to a hospital for emergency treatment.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Prosecutor's Office Sgt. Danika Ramos at 908-451-7739 or Detective Brandon Lorenz at 908-337-3230.


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