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VIDEO: Vehicle Sought in Connection with Barnegat Shooting

Barnegat Township

Police released surveillance video of a vehicle wanted in connection with a shooting that left a man injured.

According to authorities, at approximately 7:32 p.m. on May 7th, Barnegat Police received a report of gunshots in the area of Lexington Blvd. Arriving officers found no activity or victim in the area, however, were able to determine that someone had been injured at the location.

Police say, shortly thereafter, the Stafford Township Police Department advised us that a 26-year-old male from Ocean Gate was located at Southern Ocean Medical Center suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

A further investigation by Barnegat Police detectives determined that the male subject had been shot on Lexington Blvd. Police said at this time, the victim does not wish to cooperate with authorities.

The Barnegat Police Department is currently looking for a 2006 black Honda Pilot bearing NJ registration X88JRM. Investigators are examining additional video that has been recovered.

Anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to call 911. Anyone with information concerning the shooting is asked to contact Detective William Hetrick at 609-698-5000.