A Neptune Township man is in critical condition this afternoon after being shot during an invasion of his Monmouth Ave home after 3 am this morning, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Neptune police responded to a 911 call at 3:35 a.m., reporting a home invasion with shots fired at 300 Monmouth Avenue, in the township. Police arrived and quickly confirmed the single family residence had been forcibly entered and that shots had been fired within the residence. Inside the residence police located a male victim who had been shot. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
A joint investigation was launched by the Neptune Township Police Department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. No arrests have been made, and the incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Adam Mendes of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Detective Vincent Letsch of the Neptune Township Police Department 732-988-8000 ext. 422.
Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip-line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website atwww.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com. Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives