Two People Shot in Long Branch An Hour Apart

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Two people have been reportedly shot in Long Branch in the early morning hours on Wednesday, authorities said.

Reported by, the first shooting occurred on Long Branch Avenue at 1:34 a.m. and the second took place on Broadway at 2:34 a.m.

Authorities are investigating but have yet to release if the shootings are related.

Lt. Doug Gotfredsen of the Long Branch Police Department told the that the shootings were being investigated by Long Branch police detectives and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Gotfredsen did not comment on the condition, age or gender of the two individuals.

Anyone with information on the shootings should call the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 800-533-7443 or the Long Branch Police detectives can be reached at 732-222-1000.

Anonymous tips can be made to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers on its confidential telephone tip-line at 1-800-671-4400, or by texting “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, email a tip via the website at


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