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Deadly Shooting on Garden State Parkway in Union County Under Investigation

Union County

NJ State Police are investigating a shooting incident that claimed the life of a male on the Garden State Parkway Tuesday. 

Early morning gunfire erupted in the highway's northbound lanes near exit 137 in Cranford shortly before 3:45 a.m. 

When police arrived at the scene, they closed the entrance ramp after Troopers located the victim alone in a car, suffering a bullet wound to his head. 

The unidentified person was pronounced dead at the scene. 

According to reports, police found a weapon inside the vehicle and are looking into if the shooting was self-inflicted. 

No other injuries were reported.