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Shooting Reported In Central Jersey

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Wall Township police Photo Credit: Wall Township Police

There was a shooting reported overnight in Monmouth County,  authorities said.

Neptune police were called to the 300 block of Fisher Avenue about 1:30 a.m. on a report of shots fired, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.

Shortly thereafter, Wall Township police stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. 

During the stop, a passenger was found suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, said Chris Swendeman, a spokesman for the prosecutor's office. 

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office and Neptune Police Department are investigating.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they are urged to call Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office Detective Matthew Delgado at 800-533-7443 or Detective Carrie Bartlett of the Neptune Township Police Department at 732-988-8000

There were no other injuries and no arrests reported. 

This is a developing news story.


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