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Two Killed in Morris Plains Murder-Suicide Identified

Morris Plains

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp today identified the victims of last Saturday’s shooting in Morris County as Laurel R. Chasmar, 28, of Morris Plains and Hassan Shahid, 32, of Jersey City.

According to authorities, in the early morning hours of August 5, law enforcement responded to the area of The Highlands at Morris Plains Apartments on The Buckley Way in Morris Plains following a report of possible gunshots in the area.

Upon arrival, police found the body of Chasmar killed by gunshot wounds inflicted upon her. While Shahid died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The incident remains under investigation.