Eatontown Shooter Captured in NYC

photo via AllTownPharmacy.com

photo via AllTownPharmacy.com

The man suspected of shooting at police officers during an armed robbery at a Eatontown pharmacy on Tuesday has been apprehended in New York City.

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced that Aaron Riley, 31 of Wedgewood Circle in Eatontown, has been charged with two counts of first degree Attempted Murder, and one count each of first degree Armed Robbery, second degree Certain Persons not to have a Weapon and second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

Eatontown police responded to a pair of 911 calls around 6:43 p.m. Tuesday reporting an armed robbery in progress at the AllTown Pharmacy on Wyckoff Road.  While the officers were responding, Riley was inside the pharmacy demanding prescription narcotics from an employee.  Eatontown police arrived on scene with the suspect inside the pharmacy, but he soon after fled the scene out a rear door without any narcotics.

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Posted: December 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Eatontown Shooter Captured in NYC