As first reported on our News Alerts (@LakewoodScoop) the shooting occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on Saturday evening on Dewey Avenue.
“Further investigation conducted by Detectives Eric Cicerello and Oscar Valmon determined that the victim was walking with another unidentified man when they were approached by two unidentified black males who were both wearing dark clothing,” said Detective Greg Staffordsmith. “One of the males described only as approximatly 6’0″ -6’2″ tall with a medium build fired one shot before fleeing the area.”
The victim was transported by MONOC to Jersey Shore Medical University Center.
Lakewood’s Detective Bureau and CSI are investigating.