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Robber Pleads Guilty In Incident That Left Victim With 4 Gunshot Wounds In Ocean County Robber Pleads Guilty In Incident That Left Victim With 4 Gunshot Wounds In Ocean County
Robber Pleads Guilty In Incident That Left Victim With 4 Gunshot Wounds In Ocean County A 33-year-old man pleaded guilty to robbery after he and another man shot the victim four times upon denying them even more money in Ocean County last fall, authorities announced. The victim stopped by a home on East Hudson Drive in Little Egg Harbor to visit Marc Manfredonia, of Little Egg Harbor, and Christopher Miller, 36, of Paterson, around 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 9, 2023, when Manfredonia and Miller forced the man out of the home and demanded money from him, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said. Miller pulled out a handgun and told the victim that he would shoot him if he did …
Man Killed After Wounding Two Officers In NJ Banquet Hall Shootout Came Out Firing, AG Says Man Killed After Wounding Two Officers In NJ Banquet Hall Shootout Came Out Firing, AG Says
Man Killed After Wounding Two Officers In NJ Banquet Hall Shootout Came Out Firing, AG Says UPDATE: A man wanted for questioning in a New York City shooting pulled out a gun in the lobby of a Woodbridge hotel and was killed in a shootout with police, authorities said. A Woodbridge police officer and a New York City homicide detective were wounded in the exchange, New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin said. The township officer was shot in the back and the city detective in the foot, the NYPD said. Both have already been released from the hospital following treatment, the attorney general said on Friday, June 14. Karl Gregory, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene of the ea…
Toms River Man Accused Of Shooting Another Man In Leg, Prosecutors Say Toms River Man Accused Of Shooting Another Man In Leg, Prosecutors Say
Toms River Man Accused Of Shooting Another Man In Leg, Prosecutors Say A Toms River man was accused of shooting another man in the leg, authorities said. Anthony Brown, 20, was arrested on Thursday, June 13, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a news release. He was facing charges in a late-night shooting on Wednesday, June 12. Toms River police responded to a report of a gunshot victim at a home on Adams Avenue at around 11:30 p.m. They found a 24-year-old man with a wound on his leg. The victim was brought to Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He was treated and released from the Neptune hospital.  Investiga…
Video Shows Arrest Of Out-Of-State Suspect In Deadly Central Jersey Double Shooting (DETAILS) Video Shows Arrest Of Out-Of-State Suspect In Deadly Central Jersey Double Shooting (DETAILS)
Video Shows Arrest Of Out-Of-State Suspect In Deadly Central Jersey Double Shooting (Details) A 19-year-old man from Washington state has been charged in connection with a shooting that left one woman dead and another in critical condition in Carteret, authorities said. Video shared by A.D. Pauro shows Gaurav Gill, of Kent, WA — identified by Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone — being taken into custody Wednesday, June 12 in the yard of a Carteret home, following a shooting that left a 29-year-old woman dead and another critical. Arrest Made in Carteret Double Shooting Carteret, New Jersey - Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a... Posted by A.D. Pauro o…
Homicide Suspect Killed By Police Officers At NJ Hotel, AG Says Homicide Suspect Killed By Police Officers At NJ Hotel, AG Says
Homicide Suspect Killed By Police Officers At NJ Hotel, AG Says Two police officers are recovering from injuries after being shot overnight at a hotel in Woodbridge while attempting to track down a homicide suspect. The suspect was shot and killed at the scene, according to New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin. The two injured officers were from the Woodbridge Police Department and New York City Police Department, Platkin said. More details from the incident were expected to be released later on Thursday, June 13. "This incident is another reminder that our law enforcement officers risk their lives daily to keep our communities safe," Platki…
2 Females Shot, 1 Dead In Carteret; Suspect Caught, Prosecutor Says (UPDATED) 2 Females Shot, 1 Dead In Carteret; Suspect Caught, Prosecutor Says (UPDATED)
2 Females Shot, 1 Dead In Carteret; Suspect Caught, Prosecutor Says (Updated) Authorities have released additional information in the double shooting Wednesday, June 12 in Carteret. Two females were found having suffered gunshot wounds on Roosevelt Avenue around 9 a.m., and were airlifted to area hospitals, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Carteret Police Chief Dennis McFadden said. As of 2:30 p.m., one victim had died and the other remains critical, Ciccone and McFadden said. As of 4:20 p.m., a suspect was in custody, the prosecutor said, and there was no longer a threat to the community. Anyone with information is urged to call Detective …
Double Carteret Shooting: What We Know Double Carteret Shooting: What We Know
Double Carteret Shooting: What We Know Two people were flown to the hospital after being shot in Carteret Wednesday morning, June 12, officials said. The incident happened outside of a Roosevelt Avenue home around 9 a.m., Mayor Dan Reiman said. UPDATE: 2 Females Shot, 1 Dead In Carteret; Suspect Sought, Police Say Carteret Police, mutual aid and other emergency services were on scene as of press time.  Out of an abundance of caution, Minue School located a half-mile away from the incident was locked down, Reiman noted. Further Updates will be provided by the CPD and Middlesex County Prosecutors office as they b…
Woman, 21, Shot At Large House Party In Central Jersey Woman, 21, Shot At Large House Party In Central Jersey
Woman, 21, Shot At Large House Party In Central Jersey A 21-year-old woman was shot at a large party Friday night, June 7 in Highland Park, authorities said. Police were dispatched to the 200 block of South 7th Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. after getting a call about a disturbance. They found the woman shot three times, Highland Park police said. Emergency workers brought the woman to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said. No arrests had been made. Police from Edison assisted Highland Park police. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Highland Park police detective Brian …
NYPD Officer Charged In South Jersey Road Rage Shooting, Prosecutor Says NYPD Officer Charged In South Jersey Road Rage Shooting, Prosecutor Says
Nypd Officer Charged In South Jersey Road Rage Shooting, Prosecutor Says An NYPD officer has been charged in a South Jersey road rage incident in which a motorist was shot, authorities said. Hieu Tran, 27, of Yonkers, — an officer with the NYPD — was charged on Thursday, June 6 with first-degree attempted murder and other charges for the shooting of a 30-year-old Voorhees Township man.  On Friday, May 17, at approximately 11 p.m., officers from the Voorhees Township Police Department responded to a multi-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Route 73 and Cooper Road.  Police found one of the drivers was suffering from a&nbs…
Teens Accused Of Killing Asbury Park 21-Year-Old In July 2023 Triple Shooting Teens Accused Of Killing Asbury Park 21-Year-Old In July 2023 Triple Shooting
Teens Accused Of Killing Asbury Park 21-Year-Old In July 2023 Triple Shooting Two teens were accused of killing a man in a triple shooting in Asbury Park nearly a year ago, authorities said. Michael Sally, 19, of Long Branch, and an unidentified boy were facing charges in the shooting that killed 21-year-old Lativity Lyons of Asbury Park. Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond Santiago announced their arrests in a news release on Thursday, June 6. Asbury Park police responded to the shooting at the Asbury Park Gardens apartment complex on Atlantic Avenue just after 10:30 p.m. on Monday, July 3, 2023. When officers arrived, they found three men who wer…
NO CHOICE: Ex-Con Who Shot Victims Five Days Apart In Newark Gets 10+ Years, No Early Release NO CHOICE: Ex-Con Who Shot Victims Five Days Apart In Newark Gets 10+ Years, No Early Release
NO Choice: Ex-Con Who Shot Victims Five Days Apart In Newark Gets 10+ Years, No Early Release 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: There’s no trying to present a defense in court when the prosecutors have a video of you shooting someone, as well as the loaded gun you were carrying when they arrested you. So Ex-con Antoine Hawkins, 31, of Newark, took a deal from the government and was formally sentenced to 12 years in federal prison on Friday, May 31, for shooting two victims five days apart in the Brick City in August 2020. Hawkins must serve no less than 10 years of his plea-bargained sentence before he'll be eligible for release because there's no parole in the federal prison system. Surveillance video…
Man Found Dead With Gunshot Wound In South Jersey Home: Prosecutors Man Found Dead With Gunshot Wound In South Jersey Home: Prosecutors
Man Found Dead With Gunshot Wound In South Jersey Home: Prosecutors A Galloway Township man was found dead in a Pleasantville home with a gunshot wound, authorities said. Pleasantville police discovered the body of 38-year-old Baseem Taliaferro on Thursday, May 9, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Officers responded to a report of shots fired at a house on West Pleasant Avenue at around 11:02 p.m. Taliaferro had at least one gunshot wound to his torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene and an autopsy will determine his official cause of death. Prosecutors didn't say if any arrests had been made or if there were any…
Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police
Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police Police are searching for two men in separate shootings in Atlantic City, authorities said. In a news release on Monday, May 6, Atlantic City police said 19-year-old Ashan Jackson of Galloway was wanted in a shooting on Wednesday, Mar. 13. He was facing two counts of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Police responded to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, at around 2:34 a.m. after a 29-year-old man from Pleasantville walked into the hospital with a gunshot wound. He was treated after he was shot durin…
4th Suspect Charged In Shooting Near Rutgers Campus: Prosecutor 4th Suspect Charged In Shooting Near Rutgers Campus: Prosecutor
4th Suspect Charged In Shooting Near Rutgers Campus: Prosecutor A fourth man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting that occurred near the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, authorities said. On April 5, at approximately 2 a.m., authorities responded to 66 Easton Avenue after a report of a shooting. Police found one female and one male victim, who sustained gunshot wounds and were subsequently taken to Robert Wood Hospital for treatment.  Both victims were affiliated with Rutgers, campus police said. On April 6, Walter Rodriguez-Cardenas, 20, was arrested without incident in Plainfield w…
South Jersey Teen Charged In Shopping Plaza Double Shooting South Jersey Teen Charged In Shopping Plaza Double Shooting
South Jersey Teen Charged In Shopping Plaza Double Shooting An Atlantic County teen was charged in a double shooting in the parking lot of a Galloway shopping plaza on Easter, authorities said. Evan Hayes, 18, of Mays Landing, was arrested on Friday, Apr. 5, the Galloway Township Police Department said in a news release. He was given several charges, including aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Two Pleasantville teens, ages 17 and 16, were injured in a shooting near the Hoon King Chinese Restaurant at around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 31. The restaurant is in The Shoppes at Galloway on East Collins Road. The …
Pair Injured In Shooting Near Rutgers U Campus: Police Pair Injured In Shooting Near Rutgers U Campus: Police
Pair Injured In Shooting Near Rutgers U Campus: Police Two people were injured during a shooting that stemmed from a fight in New Brunswick, authorities said. Both victims are affiliated with Rutgers University, according to campus police. The shooting occurred near Easton Avenue and Hamilton Street at approximately 2 a.m. on Friday, April 5, New Brunswick police said. The fight involved multiple individuals near the corner of Easton Avenue and Condict Street, and then continued when the individuals moved down Easton Avenue towards Hamilton Street, police said. Multiple gun shots were reported from that area, they said. As a re…
Central Jersey Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting: Prosecutor Central Jersey Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting: Prosecutor
Central Jersey Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting: Prosecutor A 22-year-old man from Carteret has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month, authorities said. Javon Robinson was charged on Thursday, April 4 with first-degree murder and weapons offenses, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone. On March 12, at approximately 10 p.m., authorities responded to Roosevelt Avenue for a report of a shooting. Police found one male victim, who sustained gunshot wounds and was transported to Raritan Bay Medical Center for treatment.  Evan Blozen, 23, of Carteret, succumbed to his injuries and …
Two Teens Injured In Shooting Outside South Jersey Restaurant Two Teens Injured In Shooting Outside South Jersey Restaurant
Two Teens Injured In Shooting Outside South Jersey Restaurant Two Pleasantville teens were hospitalized in a shooting that stemmed from a fight between two groups, authorities said. Galloway Township police said their officers were informed by Atlantic City police about two people being treated for gunshot wounds at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division. Atlantic City police said the shooting was in Galloway Township. Galloway police responded to the hospital and learned it happened near the Hoon King Chinese Restaurant on Collins Road at around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 31. A gun was pulled during the fight between two groups a…
Man Killed, Another Critical After New Brunswick Shooting Man Killed, Another Critical After New Brunswick Shooting
Man Killed, Another Critical After New Brunswick Shooting A 23-year-old New Brunswick man was killed and a second man is in critical condition after a targeted shooting, authorities said. Numi Simmons died in the attack, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and New Brunswick Police Chief Vincent Sabo. On Tuesday, March 12, at approximately 9 p.m., police responded to Throop Avenue and Delavan Street for the shooting. Police found two victims, both sustaining gunshot wounds, who were taken to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital for treatment, they said. Simmons succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. Th…
UPDATE: One Dead, Two Wounded In Jersey City's First Homicide Of '24: Prosecutor UPDATE: One Dead, Two Wounded In Jersey City's First Homicide Of '24: Prosecutor
Update: One Dead, Two Wounded In Jersey City's First Homicide Of '24: Prosecutor UPDATE (March 27): A Hoboken man was charged with murder and aggravated assault in a triple shooting in Jersey City earlier this month. Authorities confirmed on Wednesday, March 27, that Joseph Del Valle, 36, was arrested by members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit the day before. He remained held in the Hudson County Correctional Facility along with a second accused gunman, Francisco Salcedo, 42, of Jersey City, they said. City resident Christoph Terrero Marte, 33, was gunned down on Jordan Avenue off Mercer Street near McGinley Square shortly before 6:30 a.m. …
Man Admits To Deadly Shooting In Crowded Atlantic City Hotel Lobby: Prosecutors Man Admits To Deadly Shooting In Crowded Atlantic City Hotel Lobby: Prosecutors
Man Admits To Deadly Shooting In Crowded Atlantic City Hotel Lobby: Prosecutors A Cumberland County man pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a man at an Atlantic City hotel, authorities said. Leon Green, 33, of Millville, entered a plea on Friday, Mar. 8, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. He was charged in the deadly shooting of 22-year-old Yusef Abdullah on Friday, June 1, 2018. Investigators said Green entered the now-closed Fox Manor Hotel on Pacific Avenue and fired into the crowded lobby. Abdullah, who was not the intended target, was shot and died weeks later. The plea deal calls for Green to serve 30 years in state prison. He wo…
Teen's Friends Rush Him To Hospital After Shooting In Ocean County: Police Teen's Friends Rush Him To Hospital After Shooting In Ocean County: Police
Teen's Friends Rush Him To Hospital After Shooting In Ocean County: Police A teen boy was injured in a late-night shooting in Ocean County, authorities said. Lakewood police said the Toms River Police Department reported a 16-year-old boy was brought to Community Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his leg just after 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. The teen is expected to survive his injuries. Investigators said the shooting happened near Davina Court in Lakewood. Neighbors told police they heard something that sounded like gunshots about 30 minutes earlier. The victim told police he and several other people were in a vehicle going to meet another person when s…
Howell Township Man Fatally Shot In Newark: Prosecutors Howell Township Man Fatally Shot In Newark: Prosecutors
Howell Township Man Fatally Shot In Newark: Prosecutors A 29-year-old Howell man was fatally shot in Newark on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 13, authorities said. At 9 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 900 block of South 16th Street in Newark and found Tyquane Steed inside the home suffering from a gunshot wound, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. He was pronounced dead at the scene soon after, Stephens and Fragé said. My heart is hurting 💔 please pray for my family 🙏🏾my baby boy 😥 Tyquane Steed love you always ❤️. 😭😭😭 Posted by Anthony Steed…
PA Man Shoots, Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities (UPDATE) PA Man Shoots, Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities (UPDATE)
PA Man Shoots, Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities (Update) 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A Pennsylvania man shot and killed the wife of a friend who took him into their northwest New Jersey home, then died of a medical emergency moments after fleeing, authorities said. Cheryl Schilling and her husband, Kevin, ran to an upstairs bedroom and closed the door after Armond Anthony Avitable grabbed a pump-action shotgun during an argument at their home in the Knowlton Township community of Columbia shortly before 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, they said. Avitable then kicked open the door and fired two shotgun blasts, both of which wounded the 58-year-old woman, Warren County P…
Man Hospitalized After Shooting In Atlantic County Shooting Man Hospitalized After Shooting In Atlantic County Shooting
Man Hospitalized After Shooting In Atlantic County Shooting Police in one Atlantic County city are investigating after a man was hospitalized in a late-night shooting, authorities said. Egg Harbor City police responded to 911 calls about shots fired near Havana Avenue and Arago Street at around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, the department said. Officers found a 28-year-old man with gunshot wounds. The victim was rushed to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, in Atlantic City. to be treated for his injuries. Anyone with information about the shooting should call the prosecutor's office at 609-909-7666. You can file an anonymous ti…
UPDATE: 'Police Activity' That Caused Heavy Delays On Route 1 Was Shootout With Fugitive UPDATE: 'Police Activity' That Caused Heavy Delays On Route 1 Was Shootout With Fugitive
Update: 'Police Activity' That Caused Heavy Delays On Route 1 Was Shootout With Fugitive UPDATE: "Police activity" that caused heavy delays Wednesday afternoon on southbound Route 1 in South Brunswick turned out to be a shootout between members of a U.S. Marshals task force and a fugitive, authorities said. South Brunswick police issued a traffic alert as the highway was shut down around 3:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Ex-con Shamar Leggette was the subject of a manhunt following the infamous 2022 gunpoint robbery of "Bling Bishop" Lamor Whitehead of Paramus during a live-streamed church service in Brooklyn. Leggette, 41, also shot a man in Providence last September, authorities there said…
'Scary:' NJ Costco Shopper Shoots Themself Accidentally, Police Say 'Scary:' NJ Costco Shopper Shoots Themself Accidentally, Police Say
'Scary:' NJ Costco Shopper Shoots Themself Accidentally, Police Say Police are investigating after a shopper accidentally shot themselves inside an Ocean County wholesale store over the weekend, they said. Brick Township police officers responded to the Costco warehouse on Route 70 at around 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, local police said. The owner of the gun is expected to survive their injuries. One person who replied to the police department's Facebook post about the incident said they saw what happened. "I was right next to him when it happened," the commenter said. "It was terrible and scary. The bullet landed 5 feet from my daughter.  "If you're …
Teen Killed, Another Injured In Atlantic City Shooting Teen Killed, Another Injured In Atlantic City Shooting
Teen Killed, Another Injured In Atlantic City Shooting An Atlantic City teen was killed and another was injured in a late night shooting, authorities said. City police responded to reports of shots fired on the 3300 block of Atlantic Avenue just before 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. When officers arrived, they found two teen boys on the sidewalk and in the road with gunshot wounds. The two teens were rushed to AtlantiCare Medical Center, City Division. A 14-year-old boy was shot in the head and died on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 3:27 p.m. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg and was released fro…
Teenager Killed, 2 Others Injured In Central Jersey Bar Shooting: Prosecutor Teenager Killed, 2 Others Injured In Central Jersey Bar Shooting: Prosecutor
Teenager Killed, 2 Others Injured In Central Jersey Bar Shooting: Prosecutor A 19-year-old man was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a New Brunswick bar, authorities said. On Thursday, Nov. 30, at approximately 11:10 p.m., police responded to Lla Famosa Bar & Liquors at 117 Remsen Ave., according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo. Enger Abreu, 19, of New Brunswick, succumbed to his injuries, Ciccone said. Two others were taken to the hospital for treatment, she said. Initial investigation has revealed that this does not appear to be a random act of violen…
14-Year-Old Shot In Paterson 14-Year-Old Shot In Paterson
14-Year-Old Shot In Paterson A 14-year-old was wounded in the first of two shootings in Paterson just hours apart, authorities said. Police found the shot teen near the corner of Halpine and North 2nd streets shortly after 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi said in a joint announcement on Sunday. He was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, they said. It was less than four hours later when a 25-year-old man was found shot in the chest at the corner of Belmont Avenue and North 8th Street less than a dozen…
NJ Car Fire Linked To Killing Of Philadelphia Police Officer NJ Car Fire Linked To Killing Of Philadelphia Police Officer
NJ Car Fire Linked To Killing Of Philadelphia Police Officer A car fire on a New Jersey roadway has been linked to the shooting of two Philadelphia police officers that left one dead on Thursday evening, Oct. 12, authorities said. Police in South Brunswick said only that the vehicle fire extinguished on Route 32 around 1 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, was connected to the shooting.  The vehicle fire came nearly two hours after Philadelphia Police Officers Richard Mendez and Raul Ortiz were shot at Philadelphia Airport. Mendez, a 50-year-old with 22 years in the department, was hit multiple times and died from his wounds.  Ortiz was struck in the arm and was…