At approximately 2:06 am on Sunday December 29, 2019, officers responded to the parking lot of the Jackson Crossing plaza located at 21 South Hope Chapel Road on the report of gunshots.

Officers arrived on scene and learned that a 20 year old male and 44 year old male had been shot after a disturbance occurred at an event being held at the plaza. Both were transported to an area hospital for treatment for their injuries.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and any additional information to be released will be via the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

  • The media and the public are reminded that any persons arrested or charged with any offenses or crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Captain Steven Laskiewicz
Investigations Division Commander
Jackson Township Police Department
December 29, 2019