Gunshot Victim Aided In Ocean County

Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune (Photo courtesy Hackensack Meridian Health)

PLUMSTED – Emergency crews were called to Lakewood Road in New Egypt early Friday morning for a reported gunshot wound victim.

Plumsted Police Lt. Jason Reilly told Jersey Shore Online the unidentified man was found inside his vehicle outside his residence. The gunshot appeared to be self-inflicted.

No information was provided on the specific gun used.

The man was airlifted to a hospital, likely Jersey Shore University Medical Center, though Reilly couldn’t confirm that.

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The man’s condition is unknown.

Reilly said a detective is investigating, but that there is no threat to the public.