New Brunswick Man Shot On Somerset Street, Injury Not Life-Threatening

A 25-year-old New Brunswick man was shot in the morning of Nov. 4 on Somerset Street, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.

The man took himself to an area hospital for treatment, and his wound is not considered life-threatening, according to the release.

At about 9:22 a.m., Franklin Township Police officers on patrol in the 700 block of Somerset Street were told of a shooting that occurred nearby, according to the release.

An investigation revealed that there had been a shooting, and that the New Brunswick man was the one who had been shot.

The preliminary investigation, conducted by FTPD and Somerset County Prosecutor’s detectives, revealed that the injured man had been the intended target, according to the release.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100, or the Franklin Township Police Department at (732) 873-5533 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous STOPit reports and Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.

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