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Several Separate Monmouth County Shootings Leaves One Injured

By rlsmetro on
Monmouth County

Three separate shooting incidents within nine hours of each other have left one victim hospitalized, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced Tuesday.

Officials say at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Monday, October 10,  Long Branch Police responded to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Halberton Place and North 5th Ave.

Upon arrival, police discovered that multiple rounds of gunfire had struck a home in that location. 

Approximately seven hours later, shortly after 9:45 p.m. on Monday, West Long Branch Police responded to a convenience store on the 800 block of Broadway for another report of shots fired.

Officials said police later discovered that a shooting victim had been dropped off at a local hospital for treatment. 

Shortly after the second shooting incident in West Long Branch, just before 11:45 p.m., members of the Long Branch Police Department responded to another report of shots fired along the 300 block of Long Branch Avenue. 

The investigations have determined that multiple shots were fired at each location and that the incidents are believed to be related.

Police said the lone known victim remains hospitalized in stable condition. 

For anyone with information regarding these shooting incidents, please get in touch with Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Joshua Rios or Brian Migliorisi at 800-533-7443, Long Branch Police Department Detective Nicholas Romano at 732-222-1000 ext.2, or West Long Branch Police Department Detective Ryan Buck at 732-229-5000.

Anyone who needs to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can submit a tip to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential telephone tip line at 1-800-671-4400