🔻Triple shooting at NJ home

🔻Two men, one woman all dead

🔻State investigating, as required

UPDATE: A relative of those killed has been arrested and charged with murder.

SOUTH PLAINFIELD — A triple deadly shooting at a home in South Plainfield was under investigation on Monday.

Around 9 a.m., police responded to a residence on Coppola Drive, following the report of shots fired, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone.

Coppola Drive, South Plainfield (Google maps)
Coppola Drive, South Plainfield (Google maps)

There, officers found two males and one female who had all been shot.

Two of the individuals were pronounced dead at the scene, while the second male died at a local hospital.

South Plainfield (Census data, Google Maps)
(Census data, Google Maps)

No details on identities, including ages, were released as of Monday afternoon.

Police have determined that “this was not a random act of violence and there is no threat to the public.”

Anyone with potential formation was asked to call Detective Thomas Rutter of the South Plainfield Police Department 908-226-7663 and Detective Javier Morillo of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-

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