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Deadly Shooting Under Investigation in Neptune Township

Neptune City

By: Richard L. Smith   

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office detectives are investigating a shooting that fatally injured a person in Neptune Township Monday afternoon.  

Just before 2:30 a.m., police responded to reports of shots fired near 350 Drummond Avenue. 

When officers arrived,  they found the victim suffering a bullet wound in his head at that location. 

Emergency responders administered CPR on the injured before medical professionals pronounced him dead a short time later. 

The Monmouth County Sheriff's Office k-9 units assisted in the search for the suspect, but no arrests have been rpeorted. 

Authorities have not released a motive for the shooting at this time.