LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ -  Yesterday, local police announced investigation of a shooting that occurred on April 3, 2020, between the hours of 11:15 pm and midnight. The 23-year-old male victim was found suffering from multiple gun shot wounds on Center Street.  He was transported to Atlantic Care Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City where he is currently listed in critical condition.

According to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer, his office and other agencies  are working with the Little Egg Harbor Police Department. Those taking part in the active and ongoing investigation include the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department Detective Bureau, and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit.

Little Egg Harbor Police have asked that residents in the area check their surveillance cameras for possible footage of the incident, which occurred on Center Street, between Lake Crystalbrook Drive and Calabreeze Way. Additionally, anyone walking in the area should also pass on information that could help the investigation in this matter.

Anyone with any information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Denis Mitchell of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 732-929-2027, or Detective Chris Arciniegas of the Little Egg Harbor Township Police at 609-296-3666, ext. 170.