The Asbury Park Police Department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the individual(s) involved in a shooting in the city on Tuesday afternoon, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
One male was found shot yesterday afternoon when the Asbury Park PD responded to a shots fired report at approximately 4:06 p.m. in the area of 1400 Main Street. A 2017 Nissan Altima, which did not belong to the victim, was found to have sustained a single gun shot to the drivers side door. A gun shot was also located on a garbage can near the south side of 1400 Main Street.
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. He was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment.
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 atwww.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com. ; Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.