One dead, one injured in Freehold Borough shooting

FREEHOLD – One man was killed and a second man was injured as the result of a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of Aug. 1 in Freehold Borough, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

At approximately 1:04 a.m., officers from the Freehold Borough Police Department responded to 911 calls in the area of 40 Jackson St. The location of the incident was next door to the police department, which has its offices at 36 Jackson St.

Upon arrival, officers found two men, one who was deceased and one who was injured. The first man was pronounced dead at 2 a.m., and the second man was taken to a hospital where he was initially listed in serious, but stable condition, according to a press release from the prosecutor’s office that was issued on the afternoon of Aug. 1.

The names of the men had not been released as of Aug. 3 and no additional updates regarding the incident had been provided.

The case is being investigated by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Freehold Borough Police Department.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Christopher Guy of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Detective Shaun Hobbs of the Freehold Borough Police Department at 732-577-8308.

Information can also be provided by calling 1-800-671-4400, visiting Monmouth County
Crime, or through the free P3 Tips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms, according to the press release.