UPDATE: Plainfield Police Search for Suspects Wanted for Double Shooting
Police in Plainfield are on the search for a suspect wanted for a double shooting late Friday evening.
Police say at approximately 10:56 pm, Plainfield patrol units responded to the 1300 block of Myrtle Avenue to investigate the sounds of gunfire.
Upon arrival, officers located a 35-year-old man with a none-life threatening gunshot injury at that location.
According to Plainfield Police officials, a short time later, central dispatch received a second call of another injured individual.
Police say a 36-year-old man was located with life-threatening gunshot wounds.
Both individuals were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
According to police at the time of this Sunday morning press release, Victim #1 has been released from the hospital while Victim # 2 remains in critical condition.
The Plainfield Police Criminal Investigation Bureau will continue to investigate.
Anyone with information, please contact Detective Carlos Maldonado of the Plainfield Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau at (908)753-3360.