SOMERSET, NJ - A North Brunswick man turned himself into police on Friday after he was identified by police as the suspect responsible for a shooting that took place on Nov. 4 in the area of Somerset Street, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.
Kasin A. Coffey, 31, of North Brunswick was arrested for the shooting of an unidentified 25-year old New Brunswick man, police say.
"Detectives assigned to the investigation were successful in identifying defendant Kasin A. Coffey as the individual responsible for the shooting," Robertson said in a statement. "Detectives made contact with defendant Coffey who agreed to surrender to authorities."
Police say Coffey turned himself in at the Franklin Township Police Department where he was taken into custody without incident.
Coffey was charged with second degree Aggravated Assault and second degree Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. He is currently at the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Police did not give a motive for the shooting.
Robertson requests anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Franklin Township Police Department at (732) 873-5533 or via the STOPit app.
The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ.
Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous STOPit reports and Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.