The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Eatontown Police Department responded to the area along Richardson Avenue after receiving reports of gunshots being fired on Saturday night. Authorities located a homeowner in the area who reported seeing two groups of juveniles in the middle of Richardson Avenue. It was reported that one of the juveniles pointed a handgun into the air and fired two shots. Patrols spoke with a group of individuals who had attended a house party in the same area, but they had no information on any possible suspects.
There appears to be no danger to the public and no injuries were reported as a result of the shots that were fired.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Adam Hess of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Detective Casson of the Eatontown Police Department at 732-542-0100.
Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous, but has information about a crime can contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip-line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com. Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.