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NJ Man Indicted for Long Branch Shooting

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West Long Branch

By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Monmouth County announced that a Grand Jury has returned a three-count indictment against a Long Branch man in connection with a shooting that left one victim injured.

According to officials, Donte Gibson, 27, of Long Branch, is charged with one count of first-degree Attempted Murder, one count of second-degree Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose, and one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. 

West Long Branch Police say at approximately 9:45 p.m. on the night of Monday, October 10; officers responded to a convenience store on the 800 block of Broadway for a report of shots being fired.

It was later discovered that a shooting victim had been dropped off at a local hospital for treatment.

According to Police, the victim sustained injuries to his hip and forearm and was treated and released.

This shooting incident was one of three that took place that same day.

The two other incidents, both in Long Branch, are still under investigation at this time.