Carteret man charged with murder in shooting of teenager

The killing happened near Union Street, officials said.

The killing happened near Union Street, officials said.

A 28-year-old man is being held on $1 million bail, charged with murder in the shooting of a teenagerfrom Elizabeth, authorities said Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.

Antwon T. Smith was arrested Friday and charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in the death of Robert “Rocky” Bailey, 17, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Bailey was found shot in the head outside an apartment complex near Union Street on Thursday, authorities said.

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