Fatal shooting at Elizabeth residential complex is under investigation

ELIZABETH, NJ – A fatal shooting at a housing complex in Elizabeth is under investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

On May 24 around 10 p.m., Elizabeth Police Officers responded to Mravlag Manor, a residential complex on Maple Avenue, on a report of a shooting.


Officers found 36-year-old Jair Adams of Elizabeth dead at the scene, authorities said.

This is an ongoing, active investigation and anyone with information on this matter is urged to come forward

to contact District Attorney Sergeant Lamar Hartsfield at 908-451-1873, Detective Scott
Cherfoff at 908-358-9162 or Detective John Londono of the Elizabeth Police Department at 908-578-

Tips can also be submitted anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477) or online at; submission of tips made in this manner resulting in a charge and
conviction may be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 through the Union County Crime Stoppers.

Do you have a news tip? Email [email protected].

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