SOMERSET, NJ - Police are seeking the public's help in determining who fired gunshots in the area of King Road during the late afternoon or early evening hours of July 13. 

"On July 14, 2019, at approximately 6:42 p.m., a 9-1-1 call was received reporting firework damage to a residence in the area of King Road," Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said in a news release. 

The Franklin Township Police Department investigation determined that the damage was caused by gunshots, according to Robertson.  

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FTPD and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Crime Scene Investigations Unit detectives responded to the scene, to conduct an investigation. 

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) or online at or at and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.           

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