Marshals arrest fugitive in Asbury Park shooting
A 30-year-old fugitive from Asbury Park has been arrested with the help of the United States Marshals in a shootout, authorities said.
Sudan Harris has been charged with attempted first degree murder and weapons offenses, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
At 1:12 p.m. on October 18, 2019, Asbury Park Police were called to a shootout on Washington Avenue.
Police found a 25-year-old man, apparently with gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
A joint investigation revealed that the person responsible for shooting the victim was Sudan Harris, the prosecutor said.
With the help of the US Marshals Regional Task Force, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Asbury Park Police Department, Harris was arrested and taken to the Monmouth County Correctional Facility as he awaits his first appearance and detention hearing, Gramiccioni said.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Detective Keith Finkelstein of the Monmouth County District Attorney’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Asbury Park Detective Daniel Savastano at 732-774-1300.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can submit advice to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential hotline at 1-800-671-4400
The case is being handled by Monmouth County Assistant District Attorney Caitlin Sidley.
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