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Edison Man Charged With Masonic Temple Murder Already Jailed For Easton Ave. Shooting

Darryll Underwood Served While Being Held on Last Month's Easton Avenue Shooting
Middlesex County Jail
Middlesex County Jail in North Brunswick, where Darryl Underwood, 19, is being held on charges in two recent city shootings. Bing Maps

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Darryll Underwood has been charged with gun crimes for the second time this month, according to a release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.

Police determined that Underwood targeted a 28-year-old Raheem Fuqua, shooting him and killing a 21-year-old mother in front of the city's Progressive Masonic Temple on Hale Street shortly after 2am on October 6.

Underwood, of Edison, was served with the new charges at his new place of residence: Middlesex County Jail in North Brunswick.  His new bail was set at $1.5 million.

Eariler this month, Underwood was arrested and charged with wounding a 21-year-old New Brunswick man shortly on Easton Avenue

For that incident, which occurred in September, Underwood is being prosecuted for attemped murder, possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, possession of a handgun withouth a permit, and rioting.

Police are still continuing the investigation and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Martinez of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5217 x6028, or Investigator Daniewicz of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4018.