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Teen Critically Injured in Shooting in Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK, NJ – 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.

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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.

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