FREEHOLDAn investigation into a fatal shooting that took place Monday in Neptune Township remains ongoing, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Wednesday.

On Monday, January 2, 2023, members of the Neptune Township Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Drummond Avenue for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found Terrance D. Johnson-Simmons, 34, most recently of Brick, the victim of a gunshot wound. Johnson-Simmons was later pronounced deceased on scene.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting incident is urged to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Christopher Guy at 800-533-7443 or Neptune Township Police Officer Kristopher Daly, at 732-988-8000.

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