LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Lakewood Police Department is actively investigating a shooting that took place in the Pine Acres section of town last evening. At approximately 7:35 pm, the Lakewood Police Department received a call from a man who was reportedly just shot. Upon arrival, Officer Matthew McAvoy located 30-year-old Shaqueese White, of Jackson, in the bathroom of a Marshall street home. White had at least three gunshot wounds to his legs. He was transported to a local hospital for emergency treatment and is currently in critical but stable condition.
The investigation is currently active, with the assistance of the Ocean County Prosecutors Office and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. Details surrounding the event are not clear at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.