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Man Found Shot Dead in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy

Middlesex County authorities announced today that an investigation is underway for the shooting of a Perth Amboy resident.

Police say at approximately 11:34 p.m. Perth Amboy Police responded to a 911 call regarding a one vehicle crash at the intersection of Hall Avenue and High Street. Upon arrival, officers observed that the driver of the vehicle, Mr. Vidal Carrasquillo-Vasquez, 41, appeared to be suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Police say Carrasquillo-Vasquez was pronounced deceased shortly after.

The official cause of death is pending the results of the autopsy.

The results of which are forthcoming.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Perth Amboy Detective Frank Cristiano at (732) 324-3837 or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.