FREEHOLD, NJ – Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual(s) involved in a shooting in Asbury Park on Tuesday afternoon. One male victim was injured, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
At approximately 4:06 p.m. on Tuesday May 29th, the Asbury Park Police Department responded to the area of 1400 Main Street to a report of shots fired. Officers located a 2017 Nissan Altima which sustained a single gun-shot to the driver’s side door. The Altima was not owned by the male victim.
The victim arrived at the Neptune Township Police Department at approximately 5:35 p.m., suffering from a non-life threatening gun-shot wound to the leg. The victim was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment.
A gun shot was also located on a garbage can near the south side of 1400 Main Street.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
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Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Brian Weisbrot of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Detective Sean Deshader of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300.
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