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Jackson Man Arrested in Connection with Shooting in Toms River

By kcora on
Jackson Township Toms River

Authorities announced today the arrest of a Jackson Twp. man accused of shooting another man in Toms River Saturday.

The OCPO Major Crimes Unit, Ocean County Sheriff's Department, Berkeley and Toms River Police Departments developed information in the Toms River shooting investigation, alleging Tyshaun M. Jackson, 23, AKA: "Bailey", of Jackson Township as the individual responsible for the shooting.

Tyshaun Jackson was located at his Willow Point Drive residence in Jackson Township and taken into custody without incident by members of the Jackson Twp. Police Department.

Jackson was charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain persons not to possess a weapon.

The Honorable James M. Blaney, J.S.C., set bail at $500,000 with a no 10% option.

Jackson is currently lodged at the Ocean County Jail.

On Saturday, 39-year-old Waymon P. Young arrived to Community Medical Center in Toms River driving a 2014 red Chevrolet Cruze with Maryland plates shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday. He collapsed in the hospital after he walked in with a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for additional treatment.

The investigation is continuing into the full circumstances regarding the shooting.