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Suspect Armed with Airsoft Gun Fired Pellets from Vehicle on Rutgers University Campus

New Brunswick

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) is investigating an incident of aggravated assault involving the discharge of an Airsoft gun which was reported to have occurred today (Tuesday) at approximately 4:48 p.m. near the intersection of College Avenue and Senior Street, in the city of New Brunswick.  

In this incident, the victim, who is affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that while walking on a city sidewalk, they were struck by pellets that were discharged from a passing vehicle.

The victim did not sustain any physical injury during the incident and refused medical attention.  

The description of the perpetrator is limited at this time.   

The vehicle is described as a dark gray Honda Odyssey Minivan bearing a New York registration with tinted windows and a distinguishable after-market silver rear bumper. 

The Rutgers University Police Department asks that anyone with information or who may have been in the area at the time contact the RUPD’s Detective Bureau at 848-932-8025.