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Man Arrested for Firing AR-15 in Toms River

Toms River

Police took a 49-year-old man into custody and charged him with firing a weapon at a residence in Toms River on Sunday. 

According to preliminary reports, police issued a 'be on the lookout' for the suspect after gunfire ragout in the vicinity of 1948 Red Cedar Street before 5:54 p.m. 

Units arrived at the scene and confirmed no one was injured, but the white male suspects fled the scene in a white 2014 GMC Sierra truck immediately after the shots fired incident. 

Police reportedly found the man on Ocean Avenue in Beachwood then arrested him without further incident. 

The motive for the shooting has not been determined.