Father and son wanted in connection with shooting in Franklin Township surrender to police

Jason Lewis and Jaki Hooks-Lewis were wanted in

Jason Lewis and Jaki Hooks-Lewis were wanted in connection with a shooting in Franklin Township on Jan. 3. (Credit: Somerset County Prosecutor's Office)

SOMERVILLE - A father and son who were wanted in connection with a shooting that left a man wounded, turned themselves in to police.

Jason Lewis and his son Jaki Hooks-Lewis were wanted in connection with a shooting that happened in Franklin Township earlier this year.

Officials say Hooks-Lewis shot a man in the leg on Jan. 3 and his father helped him escape the area. Both men were allegedly on the run after the incident.

Hooks-Lewis, 20, surrendered to police Tuesday while at his attorney’s office in Newark. He is facing aggravated assault charges.

Lewis, 43, turned himself in at the Somerset County Jail on Feb. 10. He is facing hindering apprehension charges.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Investigators say Quadeer Nelson and Kevin McKenzie distributed 1 2 arrested for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana that sickened dozens
VIDEO: Amazon announces new NJ centers 2 VIDEO: Amazon announces new NJ centers
3 Police investigating overnight shooting in Paterson
Manta rays, dragons, octopuses and more littered the 4 Kite festival kicks off in Long Branch
5 Neighborhood Brief for April 23

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Authorities say Jaki Hooks-Lewis and his father Jason Father and son wanted in Franklin Township shooting

A father and son are wanted in connection with a shooting in Somerset County earlier

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE