Gang member confesses to killing bystander, officials say

A Plainfield man who officials say is a member of an Elizabeth gang admitted to shooting an innocent bystander in Plainfield in 2015, Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour said in a press release Friday. Abdul Ward, 26, a member of the Elizabeth-based 111 N.H.C. (Neighborhood Crips) street gang pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the…