Family Mourns After Teen Is Found Shot Dead In Union, N.J.

UNION, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A homicide investigation was under way in Union, New Jersey Sunday night, after a teenager was found shot to death.

Family members of the victim – identified as Jose Yampier Diago, 19, of Elizabeth – gathered at the crime scene after hearing the news.

Police said Diago – seen on the right in the photo below with his uncle, Candido Morales – was shot around 2 p.m. on Gates Terrace.

Jose Diago

Jose Diago (right) seen with uncle, Candido Morales, was shot and killed in Union, New Jersey on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (Credit: Candido Morales)

Investigators have not released a motive in the shooting.


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