Fugitive wanted for Perth Amboy shooting in custody

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ – The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jonathan Rodriguez, 23, of Perth Amboy, N.J. who was wanted for allegedly shooting and causing serious bodily injury to a victim in Perth Amboy on February 5.

During the investigation, State Police detectives were contacted by the Perth Amboy Police Department to assist with locating Rodriguez. Through various investigative means, detectives determined that Rodriguez was staying at a residence in Perth Amboy, N.J.

On February 14, detectives from the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit along with members of the United States Marshals Service NY/NJ Regional Task Force located and arrested Rodriguez without incident.

Jonathan Rodriguez was turned over to the Perth Amboy Police Department and lodged in the Middlesex County Jail pending a detention hearing.

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