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Release* ††† ††††††Date: June 23, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: June 23, 2010
Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski today announced that a borough man was shot and killed, and a 17-year-old male was wounded outside the homicide victimís home.
Mbachu, 19, of
17-year-old male, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to
Detective Sgt. Raymond Novak and Detective Larissa Berrios, both of the Carteret Police Department, and Investigator Scott Crocco of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office began an investigation after police were alerted to the shooting by a 911 call at 11:52 a.m.
arrived to find the two victims outside the
An autopsy performed today by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office determined that Mbachu died from a gunshot wound and that the manner of death was homicide.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sgt. Novak, or Detective Berrios of the Carteret Police Department at (732) 541-4181, or Investigator Crocco of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732)745-4471.