Man stabbed in Brick ShopRite parking lot, suspect on the run

BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ – The New Jersey crime wave continues as violent crime and murder are on the rise in the Garden State. Now that crime is expanding to Ocean County where a 44-year-old man was stabbed multiple times in the parking lot of the Brick Township ShopRite.

“There is no danger to the public at this time, our investigation indicates this was a targeted attack against the victim,” Ocean County Prosecutor Billhimer stated.

Brick Township Chief of Police James Riccio announced that on Monday, at approximately 4:00 p.m., police responded to the parking lot of the ShopRite on Route 70 in Brick in reference to a male victim that had been stabbed in the parking lot.

“Responding officers found a 44-year-old male victim with apparent stab wounds to his back,” Chief Riccio said.

The victim was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for treatment of his injuries where he is reported to be in critical but stable condition.

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