Prosecutor's office: 22-year-old fatally shot in Union; no indication incident is related to shooting on previous day

The Union County Prosecutor's Office has announced a 22-year-old was shot and killed over the weekend in Union.

News 12 Staff

Oct 18, 2022, 10:00 AM

Updated 554 days ago

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The Union County Prosecutor's Office has announced a 22-year-old was shot and killed over the weekend in Union.
Police responded to the 2000 block of Morris Avenue in Union Sunday around 6:39 p.m. after reports of gunshots in the area and located Emmanuelle Florestal, of Irvington, who suffered gunshot wounds. He was transported to University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
According to the prosecutor's office, at this point, there is no indication the shooting is related to a previous shooting that took place in Union the day before.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting on Saturday night or the homicide on Sunday should contact Sergeant Lamar Hartfield at 908-451-1873, Detective Melvin Rogers 908-259-2030 or Union Police Department's Detective Christopher Connors at 908-851-5066.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477) or online at www.uctip.org. Submission of tips that result in an indictment and conviction can be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 via the Union County Crime Stoppers.


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