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Neptune City Man Arrested for Attempted Murder for Two Separate Shootings

Freehold Township

By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Monmouth County reported on Thursday a Neptune City man who was involved in two separate shooting incidents in Asbury Park has been arrested. 

According to Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago, Kwalsky Narcisse, 24, of Neptune City, is charged with Attempted Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Certain Persons Not to Possess a Weapon, Hindering Apprehension of Oneself, and Theft.

Authorities say on October 1, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers from the Asbury Park Police responded to shots fired near the Prospect Avenue Basketball Courts.

An investigation revealed a struggle ensued in the area and continued through the 100 block of Prospect Avenue, but no victims were injured.

Officials said Narcisse was later identified as the shooter in that incident.

According to officials, on May 11, at approximately 1:14 a.m., Asbury Park Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 100 block of Ridge Avenue.

The investigation revealed that a single gunshot struck a home in that area.

The home was occupied at the time of the shooting, police say.

The investigation further revealed that the occupants of a 2018 Kia Optima were seen fleeing the scene following the shooting.

Officials said it was later determined that the vehicle had been stolen and that Narcisse was responsible for the shots-fired incident.

Narcisse was located and arrested without incident by members of the MCPO and the U.S. Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force.