ASBURY PARK — A 10-year-old child was fatally shot late Wednesday night on the Jersey Shore, according to police.

The boy's mother, a 39-year-old woman was hospitalized for non life threatening injuries following the shooting at a house on Ridge Avenue in Asbury Park. The circumstances of the shooting and whether the shooting took place inside or outside the house are unknown.

News 12 New Jersey, in a message on Twitter, said police were looking for two suspects who left on foot.

A spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office would only say an incident in Asbury Park remained under investigation but would not disclose details.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or on Twitter @DanalexanderNJ.

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