A 26-year-old man from Union County has been arrested in connection with a shooting in South River last week, authorities said on Monday.
Bryant King, 26, of Plainfield was charged on Saturday with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a handgun without a permit, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and South River Police Chief Mark Tinitigan.
King was charged after an investigation of the Oct. 21 non-fatal shooting by South River Patrolman Bernard Mackiel and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Investigators identified Bryant King "as one of the shooters involved in a non-fatal shooting" near the Kilimanjaro Bar, Grill & Lounge on Old Bridge Turnpike, according to Ciccone and Tinitigan.
No other details have been released.
King was being held at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center pending a detention hearing in Superior Court.
The investigation is active,
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