Arrest Made in Easton Avenue Shooting

An Edison man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a New Brunswick man near Stuff Yer Face on Sept. 22.

Authorities have arrested an Edison man in connection with a shooting on Easton Avenue last month.

According to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, Darryll Underwood, 19, was arrested around 3 p.m. Tuesday and charged with attempted murder, possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, possession of a handgun without a permit and rioting in connection with a Sept. 22 shooting in the vicinity of Stuff Yer Face on Easton Avenue.

The unidentified victim, a 21-year-old New Brunswick man, was not seriously injured in the shooting, which happened around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 22. Police have declined to release his name. He is not a Rutgers University student.

Underwood has been jailed, and bail has not yet been set, according to the release.

Authorities continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Kenneth Abode or Det. Raymond Quick with the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5217.

Cash rewards are also being offered for anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County at 1-800-939-9600, or by visiting middlesextips.com.

Tips can also be sent via text message to 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword "midtip’’ followed by a message.


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