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Franklin Township Shooting Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on
Franklin Township (Somerset) FRANKLIN TWP., N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Township Public Safety Director Quovella Spruill announced an investigation into a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday in Franklin Township. Prosecutor Robertson stated that on at approximately 1:55 a.m., Franklin Township Police officers responded to the area of Baier Avenue for a 9-1-1 call reporting a male with a gunshot wound. Upon responding, officers located a male victim in a driveway of a residence that was hosting a party with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim, a Woodbridge Township resident, was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene along with detectives from the Franklin Township Police Department to conduct an investigation. Detectives conducting the investigation received limited information from individuals at the scene. Investigation is on-going. Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Director Spruill request anyone with information relating to the shooting to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Franklin Township Police Department at (732) 873-5533