'This is like gangland': Teen shot to death in Union neighborhood

UNION – A 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the middle of a residential street in Union.

The man’s family identified the victim as Jose Yampier Diago, of Elizabeth, who came to the United States from Cuba when he was about 4.

His uncle Candido Morales-Diaz said Diago loved playing basketball and had a 26-year-old brother. He said Diago may have recently fallen in with the wrong crowd, despite attempts to warn him of the dangers.

“I don’t know what happened, what he got himself into,” said Morales-Diaz, who was joined by about 20 family and friends at the scene. …read more

Source: NJ.com Union

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