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Whiting Man Arrested for Shots Fired Incident in Marlboro

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Monmouth County officials announced that a Whiting man has been charged in connection with an April shots-fired incident in Marlboro.

According to police, at approximately 3:37 a.m. on April 7 the Marlboro Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Dutch Lane near Moore Road. There were no reported injuries.

A joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office and Marlboro Police Department revealed that on the morning of April 7th a weapon was fired multiple times from a vehicle, leaving projectiles in a residence and vehicle located at 59 Dutch Lane Road.

Subsequent investigation led to the identification of the discharged weapon belonging to Joseph M. Galli, 27, of Whiting, although Galli had no connection to the residents of that home.

According to police, on July 15, Galli was located at his job in Burlington County and then later arrested at the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office.

Officials stated that Galli has been charged with the second-degree crimes of Aggravated Assault, Possession of Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun and Certain Persons Not to Possess Weapons.

Galli is being held in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) in Freehold Township pending a detention hearing tentatively scheduled for July 22.