At approximately 10:32 p.m. Tuesday night, the Asbury Park Police Department responded to the sound of shots fired in the area of 2 Atkins Avenue in Asbury Park – the Asbury Park Village housing complex. Upon arrival, officers found a 19 year-old male victim who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. EMS transported the victim to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
Shortly after the shooting, officers located two male suspects, one age 19, the other age 18, who are currently in custody.
The investigation is currently ongoing, and anyone with any information should contact Detective Patrick Petruzziello of the MCPO 732-431-7160 or Detective Dillon Gourley of the APPD, 732-774-1300.
Call 911 or your local police department in an emergency. Alternatively, you can Call 1-800-671-4400, visit Monmouth County Crime Stoppers.com , or through the free “P3 Tips” mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms.