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UPDATE: Scotch Plains Woman Injured by Gunfire in Plainfield Succumbs to Injuries

Plainfield Scotch Plains

The female victim of a double shooting that took place in Plainfield has died due to her injuries, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Monday.

According to authorities, the shooting, took place at approximately 1 a.m. on June 24th at the corner of New and West 5th streets.

Police say the shooting claimed the life’s of Michael Welsh, 34, of Plainfield, and Shavonne Young, 25, of Scotch Plains.

Officials say the is matter remains under investigation by the Homicide Task Force, and anyone with information is urged to contact Sgt. Johnny Ho at 908-403-8271 or Detective William Guy at 908-347-2212.