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SEEN HIM? Suspect Identified In Linden Shooting

Derrick Merisma
Derrick Merisma Photo Credit: Linden police

A 26-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and other offenses in connection with a shooting Friday night, police in Linden said.

A 49-year-old man was wounded around 8:15 p.m. inside a Cedar Avenue home, police said. He was taken to University Hospital for treatment.

Derrick Merisma has also been charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses, police said. He remains at large.

Anyone with information concerning his whereabouts is urged to contact Det. Maurice Rawlins at (908) 474-8480 or Det. Matt Jones at (908) 474-8556.

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