Man shot and killed in broad daylight in Asbury Park

Asbury Park Police Dept. Photo by APPD.

ASBURY PARK, NJ – A male victim was shot and killed in broad daylight on Tuesday in the area of Ridge and Springfield Avenues in Asbury Park.

Police are continuing the investigation in conjunction with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

At around 2:15 pm, two Asbury Park police officers responded to the sound of gunfire in their vicinity to find an adult male was shot one time.

The victim was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center where he was pronounced dead thirty minutes later.

A fatal shooting that took place in Asbury Park yesterday is under active investigation, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced Friday.

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An investigation involving members of the MCPO Major Crimes Bureau and Asbury Park Police Department remains ongoing. Anyone with information about this matter is being urged to contact MCPO Detective Stephen Cavendish at 800-533-7443 or Asbury Park Police Department Detective James Crawford at 732-774-1300.