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.
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.
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.