FREEHOLD – An Asbury Park man was fatally shot last night in the 700 block of Sewell Avenue, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The Asbury Park Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot victim in front of 707 Sewell Ave in the city about 1:45 a.m. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, identified as Jabar Busby, 32, of 709 Sewall Ave., unresponsive with a gunshot wound. Busby was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune Township where he was pronounced deceased at 2:33 a.m.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Patrick Petruzziello of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443, or Detective Thomas Gogan of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300.

Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip-line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at  Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.

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