UNION, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two suspects have been charged in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old New Jersey man, authorities announced Monday.
A 17-year-old boy, who has not been identified, faces first-degree murder and weapons offenses in the death of Jose Diago, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office said.READ MORE: Trump Says His 'Journey' Is 'Far From Being Over' In First Major Public Speech Since Leaving Office
A second suspect, 22-year-old Willy Rodriguez-Gil, faces a charge of first-degree robbery, the prosecutor’s office said.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Agrees To Attorney General James' Demand For Legal Referral To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations
The shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the area of Trotting Road in Union. Authorities said police responding to a report of shots fired found Diago suffering from a fatal gunshot wound.
The teen suspect was transported to Union County Juvenile Detention Center, where he is currently being held. Rodriguez-Gil was arrested and taken to the Union County Jail.MORE NEWS: FDNY: 3 Injured In Manhole Fire In Midtown; Con Ed Crews Remain On Scene
Anyone with information is being asked contact Union County Homicide Task Force Det. Sgt. Michael Manochio at (908) 966-2287 or Union County Homicide Task Force Det. Richard Acosta at (908) 347-0404.