Police Investigate Liquor Store Shooting

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  SEASIDE HEIGHTS – Police are investigating a shooting that occurred outside of a local liquor store last night in Seaside Heights.

  Seaside Heights Police Detective Steve Korman told Jersey Shore Online that officers responded to Surf Liquors on the Boulevard Monday night for reports of shots fired.

  According to the store clerk, one white male and one black male entered the store and then had a verbal altercation at the counter with the clerk. During this altercation, the black male displayed a firearm.

  After the two men left the store, they engaged in a second verbal altercation with two men right outside of the store. The two suspects fired a shot at the other two men and fled the scene, west on the 100 block of Dupont Avenue, then North onto Central Ave, according to police.

  An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Luigi Violante with any additional information at 732-793-1800