Victims in Deadly Toms River Hookah Lounge Shooting Identified

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TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office today officially identified the three victims of Saturday night’s fatal shooting at a Silverton hookah lounge.

According to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer, the victim of the homicide that occurred at has been identified as Nymere Tinsley, 25, of Brick Township. Two other victims also suffered gunshot wounds at the scene.  They have been identified as Anthony Miller, 29, of Neptune.  Miller is still hospitalized and is listed in critical but stable condition. Jamal Bland, 24, of Asbury Park, was treated for his injuries and released.

Prosecutor Billhimer emphasizes the active and ongoing nature of this investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crime Unit, Toms River Township Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit.

According to police investigating the incident, no suspects or motives have been announced at this time. No arrests have been made.

This week, the township issued a shutdown order against the business after repeated code and zoning violations.