By: Richard L. Smith
Middlesex County authorities are reporting an investigation into a shooting on Lee Avenue Thursday morning.
Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said at approximately 11:07 A.M., authorities responded to the area of Lee Avenue and Delavan Street following the report of a shooting.
According to Prosecutor Ciccone, the victim was transported to the hospital after flagging down a passerby.
An investigation led by Detective Kevin Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and Detective Brandt Gregus of the New Brunswick Police Department determined Mr. Janai Martinez of New Brunswick had shot the victim.
On the same day, police charged Martinez in connection with the shooting.
The victim was known to Martinez prior to the incident.
Anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective Gregus of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732)745- 5217 or Detective Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732)745-4054.