Bail has been set at $1 million for a northern New Jersey man accused in the shooting death of another man on a Plainfield street late last year.
Union County prosecutors announced Saturday that 22-year-old Plainfield resident Lavarr Nowell faces murder and weapons charges stemming from the Dec. 3 shooting of 21-year-old Dawud Hicks.
Hicks was found by police who had responded to reports of shots fired in the 300 block of Manson Place.
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The Plainfield resident, who had been shot "multiple times," died a short time later at a hospital.
Prosecutors say Nowell was charged Friday at the Union County Jail, where he's serving a sentence on an unrelated criminal matter.
It wasn't known Saturday if he has retained an attorney in the murder case.