FREEHOLD – A fatal shooting that took place yesterday evening in Asbury Park is under active investigation, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Friday.

Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, members of the Asbury Park Police Department responded to a report of gunfire originating from the 1600 block of Sewall Avenue.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers encountered 33-year-old Kyshawn Walker of Asbury Park, who had sustained multiple gunshot injuries. He was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased a short while later.

The investigation into this shooting is being handled by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Bureau and the Asbury Park Police Department. Anyone with information about this matter is being urged to contact MCPO Detective Matthew Delgado at 800-533-7443 or Asbury Park Police Department Detective Anthony Houlis at 732-774-1300.

This case has been assigned to Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Cummings.