- Associated Press - Saturday, July 30, 2016

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Authorities in Union County are investigating the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in Plainfield.

Plainfield police responding to a report of shots being fired discovered William Coles on the 100 block of Plainfield Avenue at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Coles was rushed to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick but was pronounced dead about an hour later.

The Union County prosecutor’s office didn’t release details about any possible suspects or motive.

Salaam Ismial, director of the National United Youth Council, an anti-violence group, said his organization will hold a rally Sunday afternoon at the site of the shooting.



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