During route traffic stop, Wall police learn driver had been shot earlier in Neptune

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ – Wall police initiated a traffic stop early this morning to find the driver had been shot.  At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning, January 22 ,2021, Neptune Township Police Department responded to the 300 Block of Fisher Avenue for a report of shots fired.

Shortly thereafter, Wall Township Police (732)449-4500 stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. During the course of the stop, a passenger within the vehicle was determined to be suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Neptune Police Department are investigating the Neptune Township shooting incident at this time. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, Please contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Matthew Delgado 800-533-7443 or Detective Carrie Bartlett of the Neptune Township Police Department at 732-988-8000