3 found shot near Toms River shopping center; 1 dead, 1 critical


TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A man was killed and two other people were injured, one critically, when gunfire erupted Saturday at a shopping center in Toms River, New Jersey. 

Police responded at around 1:20 a.m. and found three people with gunshot wounds near Anchorage Square Plaza on Hooper Avenue. 

Ocean County prosecutors said a 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at Community Medical Center. Another 29-year-old man was listed in critical but stable condition at a Monmouth County hospital and a 25-year-old was treated and released.

No arrests were immediately announced. 

Anyone with information is urged to call the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027 or Toms River Police at 732-349-0150

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