BOUND BROOK — A homeowner fatally shot a man who got into a fight with him in his yard Wednesday night. No charges have been filed.

Terrence C. Coulanges, 29, of Old Bridge, went to a home on Farm Lane in Bound Brook around 7:30 p.m. and attempted to see the male homeowner, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

Investigators said Coulanges was carrying a handgun.

Robertson said the two men knew each other but Coulanges' reason for coming to the home and the circumstances of the fight remained under investigation.

The men got into a fight near the patio area and continued toward the the carriage house. The resident, whose identity was not disclosed, managed to get a hold of Coulanges' gun and fired it at him, prosecutors said.

Coulanges was taken to a trauma center and died.

A 911 call about shots being fired in the neighborhood near Route 22 were first received by Middlesex Borough, which notified Bound Brook police.

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