Suspect Charged for Shooting in Manville

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MANVILLE, NJ – Police in Manville have changed a 23-year-old for a shots fired incident that took place on Tuesday near South and Third Streets. Nobody was injured in that shooting.

Emmanuel Williams, age 23, of Highland Park, was arrested today in relation to gunshots fired in the area of South Street and South 3rd Avenue in the late afternoon hours of Tuesday, June 28th, police reported.

According to officials, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at approximately 4:20 p.m., Manville Police Officers were dispatched to the area of South Street and South 3rd Avenue in response to a 911 call for shots fired.

“Upon arrival, Manville Police Department officers did not locate any injured victims. Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Crime Scene Investigation Unit and Detectives from the Manville Police Department responded to the scene to conduct an investigation,” the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office reported. “As a result of the investigation, Emmanuel Williams was identified as one of the individuals involved in the shooting. Williams was arrested on scene without incident. Williams was charged with 2nd degree, Aggravated Assault and 2nd degree, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Defendant Williams was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing. Detectives from the Manville Police Department and detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are continuing the investigation.”