Prosecutor: Fatal Thursday Shooting Under Investigation

A Thursday fatal Asbury Park shooting is under investigation, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Friday.

At about 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, Asbury Park police responded to the area of Ridge and Springwood avenues on a report of shots being fired. There, the officers found the victim, an adult male who had sustained a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Jersey Shore Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 2:45 p.m.

An investigation involving members of the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Bureau and Asbury Park Police Department is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this matter is being urged to contact MCPO Detective Stephen Cavendish at 800-533-7443 or Asbury Park Police Department Detective James Crawford at 732-774-1300.

Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about this or any crime can submit a tip to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential telephone tip-line at 1-800-671-4400; by downloading and using the free P3 Tips mobile app, available on iOS and Android, by calling 800-671-4400, or by going to the Crime Stoppers website.

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