Southern Ocean Shooting Still Under Investigation

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  LITTLE EGG HARBOR – There is no new information being released yet regarding a shooting that took place on Friday night in the township.

  The incident happened just before midnight on April 3 on Center Street between Lake Crystalbrook Drive and Calabreeze Way.

  Police are asking anyone with security cameras in that area to check their footage between 11:15 p.m. and midnight on that night. If any vehicles or people are on video, contact police.

  The victim, a 23-year-old man, was brought to Atlantic Care Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City in critical condition.

  Police said there is no immediate threat to the public at this time.

  This is an active and ongoing investigation between the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department Detective Bureau, and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Anyone with any information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Denis Mitchell of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 732-929-2027, or Detective Chris Arciniegas of the Little Egg Harbor Township Police at 609-296-3666, ext. 170.