Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of theNew Brunswick Police Department announced today that authorities are investigating a shooting that took place earlier today in the area of Phelps Avenue in New Brunswick.
Police said at approximately 11:37 a.m., New Brunswick police officers responded to the area of the Tov Manor Apartments in response to a non-fatal shooting.
The victim was transported from the scene to a nearby hospital.
Police said, at present, the shooting does not appear to be a random act.
The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Raymond Quick of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5217, or Detective Julissa Alvarado of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745- 3848.