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NJ Man Wanted for Attempted Murder Surrenders to Police

Brick Township

Ocean County authorities announced that on Sunday Mr. Michael Stallworth, 37, of Seaside Heights, a fugitive from justice relative to an incident which occurred in Brick Township on July 26 surrendered himself to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division. 

According to authorities, Stallworth has been transported to the Ocean County Jail where he will remain lodged pending a detention hearing.

Police said at approximately 4:00 p.m., officers of the Brick Township Police Department responded to the parking lot of the ShopRite on Route 70 in Brick in response to a male victim having been stabbed in the parking lot. 

Responding officers found a 44-year-old male victim with apparent stab wounds to his back. 

The victim was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for treatment of his injuries, where he is reported to be in critical but stable condition.

An investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crime Unit, Brick Township Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, has resulted in Stallworth being identified as the individual who stabbed the victim and caused his injuries.