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Fatal Shooting Under Investigation in Colts Neck

Colts Neck

Monmouth County authorities are investigating a shooting that caused fatal injuries to a person in Colts Neck early Thursday morning.

According to a preliminary investigation, police responded to a 2 Sheraton Key after calls reported an injured person around 3:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, police found a person suffering a bullet wound in the head at that location.

Officials say medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The motive for the shooting has not been released and there are no reports of the suspect's description at this time.