Asbury Park Shooter Had Two Victims, Additional Charges Filed

assetContentThe investigation into the shooting in Asbury Park last night has revealed the existence of a second victim, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Elijah “Streets” Graham, 27, of Fairview, North Carolina, was arrested at 4 a.m. this morning and charged with one count of Attempted Murder. Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Investigators and the Asbury Park Police Department discovered a 24 year old Neptune Township man had been shot in the back when they responded to a “shots fired call” last night at 10:01.  The 24 year old victim was treated and released from Jersey Shore Medical Center.

During the course of the investigation today it was discovered that a 35 year old Neptune Township man had also been shot by Graham. The 35 year old victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Graham has been charged with a second count of Attempted Murder as well as second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

He is in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.  Bail, which was originally set at $500,000 with no 10% option has been raised to $700,000 with no 10% option.   Should Graham come up with the $700,000 there will be a bail source hearing to assure that criminal activity is not the source of funds.

Graham faces a possible 60 years in State Prison if convicted on all counts.

Posted: August 18th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Shooter Had Two Victims, Additional Charges Filed

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