Investigators: Suspect shoots detective, barricades self inside Long Branch home

Officials say a Monmouth County prosecutor's office detective was shot while serving a warrant Friday night.

News 12 Staff

Nov 6, 2021, 10:12 AM

Updated 899 days ago

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Officials say a Monmouth County prosecutor's office detective was shot while serving a warrant Friday night.
The incident took place at a home on Chelsea Avenue in Long Branch.
Investigators say the suspect shot the officer in the lower body and then barricaded themselves inside the home.
The standoff between the suspect of police continued into the night. There is no word on the status of the standoff as of this morning.
Police are asking the public to avoid the area.
New Jersey Transit service is suspended on the North Jersey coast between Long Branch and Aberdeen-Matawan due to the police activity.


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