The Union County Prosecutor's Office has taken over the investigation into a shooting that left one person dead and another injured in Plainfield this evening.
According to a preliminary investigation, just before 7:05 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired on Grant and West 8th Street.
Officers arrived and found two victims struck by multiple bullets at that location.
Police say both victims were rushed to the hospital, where doctors pronounced one dead and listed the other shooting victim in critical condition.
The motive for the shooting is under investigation.
No arrests have been reported.