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UPDATE: Woman Killed in Freehold Shooting; Suspect Apprehended

Freehold Township

A woman was shot and killed as she drove on Route 33 late Thursday night in Freehold.

Authorities say, Sciascia Calhoun, 24, was shot as she turned onto Halls Mills Road from the Route 33 bypass according to Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Chris Swendeman, who said she was taken to CentraState Medical Center in Freehold where she died.

Her 1-year-old child and boyfriend traveling with her were not hurt, according to Swendeman.

Route 33 remained closed between Halls Mills Road and Route 79 into the morning commute as police searched for the gunman.

A suspect is in custody, and there is no further threat to the public authorities said.