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One Fatality Shot, Another Severely Injured in Neptune Township Shooting

Neptune Township

Authorities are reporting at least one fatality in a shots-fired incident in Neptune Township on Wednesday night. 

At approximately 8:23 p.m., gunfire rang out near 1327 Washington Avenue, prompting a police investigation.

Officers arrived and found an unconscious and unresponsive person suffering multiple gunshot wounds at that location. The individual was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say a second person was rushed to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment then listed in critical condition. 

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office and Neptune Township Police are actively investigating. 


EDIT AT 11:23 A.M.: This story originally reported that this incident took place in Neptune City. In actuality, it took place in Neptune Township.