Rutgers Police Releases Information on Overnight Shooting in New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating a shooting that was reported to have occurred on Sunday, March at approximately 9:18 pm.

Police say this incident occurred in the area of College Avenue and Senior Street in the city of New Brunswick.

In this incident, the victim, who is not affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that he was shot once by a perpetrator while walking.

The victim received a non-life threatening injury and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The description of the perpetrator is limited at this time police said.

The New Brunswick Police Department asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, contact the NBPD Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.

The Rutgers University Police Department reminds you that you can reduce your chances of being a crime victim by taking reasonable precautions, including immediately reporting suspicious activity to local law enforcement, remaining alert and aware of the people and circumstances around you, avoid isolated or dark areas, and walking in groups when traveling during late-night hours.

The Rutgers University Police Department provides escorts to students, faculty and staff upon request. The escorts provide our community with personalized service to their vehicles, campus residence, or the University's mass transit system. In order to request a security escort, contact the police communications center at 732-932-7211.