OCPO: Press Release-Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced today that earlier this morning, during the execution of search warrant at a residence with a Toms River address but physically located in Manchester Township, the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team encountered an aggressive dog. A member of the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team discharged his weapon once, fatally striking the dog.

This is an ongoing investigation between the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice; Internal Affairs Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office.