Owner Of Plainfield Grocery Store Killed In Shooting

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PLAINFIELD, NJ (CBS 2) – Police in New Jersey are investigating a shooting at a family owned grocery store in Plainfield
Investigators say the incident occurred at the Leaty grocery store on East 6th Street just after 4pm Saturday. Two people suffered gunshot wounds, the owner Eduardo Leaty and an unnamed store employee.

Leaty died at a local hospital. The worker is expected to survive. 

No arrests have been made. Police are still investigating. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 908-654-TIPS or visit

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