Seaside Motel Shooter To Remain In Jail

Jose Serrano-Robles (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

  SEASIDE HEIGHTS – A Pennsylvania man will remain in jail pending trial on charges of attempted murder and more after shooting a man in the head at a Seaside Heights motel.

  The suspect, Jose Serrano-Robles, 43, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Being a Certain Person Not to Possess Weapons in connected to the shooting that occurred on August 16.

    In the early hours, Seaside Heights Police Officers responded to a 911 call about apparent gunshots fired at the La Fontana Motel on Grant Avenue. Officers found a 51-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head. He was quickly transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for treatment of his injuries and is reported to be in stable condition.

  After detectives identified Serrano-Robles as the shooter, they later located him at the Toms River Bus Station and he was taken into custody without incident. Serrano-Robles has been lodged in the Ocean County Jail since his apprehension. 

  The charges referenced are merely accusations and the public are reminded that all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.