One man dead, one injured after shooting in Asbury Park
Authorities in Monmouth County are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and injured another Sunday afternoon in Asbury Park.
Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said in a press release Sunday evening that Asbury Park police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting shots had been fired at approximately 11:56 a.m. on the 1000 block of Summerfield Avenue.
"Police arrived on scene to find two men who suffered apparent gunshot wounds. Both individuals were transported by the Asbury Park Fire Department to a local hospital," Gramiccioni said in the press release.
The prosecutor said that rescue workers attempted to treat 24-year-old Jamal Small of Asbury Park, but despite the "lifesaving efforts," the victim was pronounced dead at 2:51 p.m.
"The other victim is in stable condition at a local hospital," the press release stated.
Units from the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office and the Asbury Park Police Department are actively investigating Sunday's shooting. Police say no arrests have been made. The prosecutor is urging anyone with information about the incident to contact Detective Adam Mendes of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office at 800-533-7443 or Detective April Bird of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300.
"In addition, anyone with information about this crime may contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-671-4400, which is a confidential telephone tip line; they can text "MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com," the prosecutor's office stated.
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