RNJ News Department

Shooting under investigation in Morris Plains

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ (Morris County) –  A 28-year-old woman was found dead early Saturday morning outside of The Highlands at Morris Plains Apartments on The Buckley Way in Morris Plains. Officers were notified of possible gunshots in the area and discovered her body upon their arrival, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris Plains Chief of Police Jason A. Kohn and Morris Township Acting Chief of Police Mark DiCarlo.

The body of a 32-year-old man was found dead nearby over the border in Morris Township.

The cause and manner of death are pending determination by the Medical Examiner, but this appears to be an isolated incident. There is no threat to the community. At this time, the identities of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of families of the deceased.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to these areas, including the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Morris Plains Police, Morris Township Police, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section and the Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook