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Manville Police Investigating Shots Fired Incident


Somerset County officials announced an investigation into gunshots fired in the area of North 6th Avenue in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 20.  

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson stated that on Sunday, June 20, at approximately 3:26 a.m., Manville Police officers were dispatched to the area of North 6th Avenue for a report of a man with a gun.  

According to county officials, responding Patrol Officers were further advised of ten possible gunshots reported being fired. Upon arrival, Manville Police officers canvassed the area but did not locate an active shooter.  

No injuries or property damages were reported to be sustained.  Detectives from the Manville Police Department responded to the scene to conduct an investigation.  

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Herbst request anyone with information relating to the shots fired to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Manville Police Department at (908) 725-1900.

Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.