[UPDATED] Toms River Police Ask Residents to Shelter in Place Due to Armed Suicidal Person on the Loose [VIDEO]

Update 1:00 AM: Police say they have safely located the woman and have transported her to a local hospital for treatment. The shelter in place order has been lifted. 

Toms River Police are actively searching for a suicidal female armed with a handgun in the wooded area behind Edgewood apartments, and the access road that runs along the power lines behind the Silver Ridge apartment complex.

“We are asking the residents in that area to please shelter in place for the time being,” police said.



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  1. the state needs to spend more on social and mental evaluation and treatment to remedy any such condition early on before it can reach the threshold of tragedy

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