Prosecutor, Police Investigate Sunday Long Branch Shooting

Area authorities are investigating an early morning Long Branch shooting that left a city man in critical condition.

On Sunday, Oct. 8, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Long Branch police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting inside a West Columbus Place residence in the city.

The victim, a 30-year-old male, was taken to a local hospital where he remains listed in critical but stable condition.

A joint investigation into the shooting was launched by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Long Branch Police Department. It is ongoing.

No further information is available.

Authorities request that anyone with information call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Adam Hess at 800-533-7443, or Long Branch Police Detective Todd Coleman at 732-222-1000.

— Edited press release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office