One dead, one critical in Asbury Park shooting

Jamal Small

Jamal Small

Jamar Small, 24, was gunned down and killed on the 1000 block of Summerfield Avenue in Asbury Park on Sunday, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Another male shooting victim whose name was not released by Gramiccioni remains in critical condition at an undisclosed local hospital.

Small was a recent graduate of Texas Southern University and the quarterback of the school’s football team.

Asbury Park Police responded to multiple 911 calls Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at approximately 11:56 am, reporting shots fired in the 1000 block of Summerfield Avenue. Police arrived on scene to find two men who suffered apparent gunshot wounds. Both individuals were transported by the Asbury Park Fire Department to a local hospital.

Small was pronounced dead at 2:56 pm.

A joint investigation into the shooting by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office and the Asbury Park Police Department is active and ongoing.

No one has been arrested in connection with the Homicide at this time.

Police are aggressively investigating the case and urge anyone with information to contact Detective Adam Mendes of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 800-533-7443 or Detective April Bird of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300.

In addition, anyone with information about this crime may contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-671-4400, which is a confidential telephone tip line; they can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com


Posted: December 21st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “One dead, one critical in Asbury Park shooting”

  1. Karen said at 11:39 am on December 22nd, 2015:

    his name is Jamar not Jamal

  2. Recent Texas Southern Grad Shot, Killed in New Jersey | HBCU Buzz said at 11:51 am on December 22nd, 2015:

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