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    2 Females Shot, 1 Dead In Carteret; Suspect Caught, Prosecutor Says (Updated)

    By Jon Craig & Cecilia Levine,

    Suspect in Roosevelt Avenue shooting. Photo Credit: Borough of Carteret

    Two females were found having suffered gunshot wounds on Roosevelt Avenue around 9 a.m., and were airlifted to area hospitals, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Carteret Police Chief Dennis McFadden said.

    As of 2:30 p.m., one victim had died and the other remains critical, Ciccone and McFadden said.

    As of 4:20 p.m., a suspect was in custody, the prosecutor said, and there was no longer a threat to the community.

    Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Keith Cassens of the Carteret Police Department at 732-541-3852 or Detective Javier Morillo of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-8843.

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