Victim ‘critical’ after Neptune shooting, police say

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    Authorities are investigating a shooting in Neptune this evening.

    According to a release from the Neptune Township Police Department, the incident occurred around 8:00 p.m. on the 1300 block of 7th Avenue.

    The victim was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune with a single gunshot wound, the release said.

    Police did not immediately release the gender of the victim, who is currently listed in critical condition. 

    Anyone with information should contact Neptune Det. Sgt. Leslie Borges at 732-988-8000 x413 or Monmouth County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-671-4400.

    This is a developing story.

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