NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in an alleged shooting that took place on Saturday, July 11.

Jahmil Alvarez, 19, of the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, was charged Sunday night with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Raymond J. Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department.

The South Brunswick Police responded to the alleged shooting which took place in the vicinity of the Royal Oaks Apartments, located at 200 Henderson Road on Saturday at about 3:59 p.m., police said.

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An 18-year-old Monmouth Junction man was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and was treated for gunshot wounds.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Timothy Hoover of the South Brunswick Police Department at (732) 329-4000 ext. 7443, or Detective Sean Sullivan of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4060.

Alvarez was taken to the Middlesex County Corrections Center pending a detention hearing.