SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are looking for witnesses or video that may have captured an early morning gas station robbery and shooting in Kendall Park that seriously injured the 60-year-old attendant.
Police were called to the BP gas station at the corner of Route 27 and Allston Road at 4:23 a.m. Sunday morning to investigate a robbery and shooting, police said Sunday afternoon.
According to police, officers found a 60-year-old male gas station attendant shot several times.
Police said the victim was shot by occupants of a white vehicle that fled on Route 27 after the shooting.
Kendall Park First Aid Squad and paramedics took the wounded attendant to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where he has undergone surgery and is in serious condition, police said.
Police said they are looking for the public’s assistance in locating any video or witnesses from residences or businesses near the location of the incident, Route 27 and Alston Road, and want to see video from between 4:15 a.m. and 4:25 a.m. showing a white vehicle.
Anyone with video, or who may have been in the area at the time is asked to contact police at (732) 329-4646.
“These types of crimes are extremely rare in our community,” Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka said in a press release Sunday. “We are following all leads and working with our County and State law enforcement partners to capture these suspects.”