Brielle Shooting Leaves Woman in Critical Condition
An overnight shooting in a Jersey shore borough has left one woman in critical, but stable condition.
Monmouth County Prosecutor spokesman Charles Webster says that a 35-year-old woman was shot once in the parking lot of a local restaurant in the town of Brielle, New Jersey called the Sand Bar.
Local authorities say that no formal arrests have been made and the woman’s identity has yet to be released.
Witnesses told News 12 in New Jersey that the victim is in fact an employee of the restaurant. According to residents of the Bay Point Harbor Condominiums, police have been knocking on doors looking for a man who they believe shot the unknown woman. According to reports, the police are looking for the owner of the Sand Bar.
Other local news sources indicate that a suspect has been “contained” in a home:
SAND BAR SHOOTING UPDATE: http://t.co/4uFX2tOoQb Victim is 35, female, in critical but stable condition. Suspect is "contained" in a home
— New Jersey 101.5 (@nj1015) June 18, 2013
NJ 101.5 also says that residents were evacuated from the area and the SWAT team was called in as part of the search.