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Middlesex County Authorities Investigate Deadly Piscataway Shooting


Middlesex County authorities announced today that a homicide is under investigation in Piscataway.

According to officials, at approximately 3:58 p.m., police responded to the area of Washington Avenue and West Fifth Street following the report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, police said officers located and performed lifesaving measures on a male who sustained apparent gunshot wounds.

Middlesex County authorities said the victim, whose identity is being withheld pending notification to the next-of-kin, was transported to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective TJ Patel of the Piscataway Police Department at (732) 562-1100 or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745- 3927.