Sunday, November 16, 2014

Police Search for Suspects in Early Morning Shooting in Absecon

On Sunday, November 16, 2014 at approximately 2:22 AM, the Absecon Police Department began an investigation into a shooting that was reported to have occurred on Turner Avenue in the area of Absecon Boulevard.

Two male victims, of whom identities are being withheld at this time, arrived at the Absecon Municipal Complex to report that they had been shot at multiple times.

According to the victims, at approximately 1:45 AM, their 1997 Black Chevrolet S-10 was stopped at a red traffic signal facing southbound on Turner Avenue.

 A light colored sport utility vehicle (Possibly White, Beige Or Silver) reportedly pulled off of Absecon Boulevard and an unidentified gunman exited the vehicle and opened fire.

The victims’ vehicle was struck multiple times before the victims were able to flee the scene. Neither victim was struck however multiple shell casings and bullet fragments were recovered. The shooter was described as a light skinned black or hispanic male wearing a maroon colored hooded sweatshirt. The direction of flight was unknown.

The case is under investigation by Ofc. Andrew Southrey and Det. C. Leigh Gadd, Jr. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667 or Crime Stoppers at (609) 652-1234.


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