Asbury Park man arrested in suspected shooting incident in 2019
ASBURY PARK – An Asbury Park man has been arrested and charged for his role in a 2019 Asbury Park shooting, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said on Friday.
Sudan Harris, 30, Asbury Park was arrested and charged with one count of attempted first degree murder, one count of second degree possession of a weapon for illegal purposes and one count of unlawful possession second degree of a weapon.
The incident occurred around 1:12 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019, when the Asbury Park Police Department responded to reports of a shooting incident on Washington Avenue in the city of Asbury Park, according to prosecutors.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 25-year-old male victim, apparently with gunshot wounds.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for non-fatal injuries and then released. A joint investigation by the Monmouth County District Attorney’s Office and Asbury Park Police subsequently revealed that the person responsible for shooting the victim was Sudan Harris, prosecutors said.
With the help of the United States Marshals Regional Task Force, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Asbury Park Police Department, Harris was arrested and transported to the Monmouth County Correctional Facility as he awaits his first appearance and detention hearing.
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 Detective Daniel Savastano of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732- 774-1300.
Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can submit advice to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential phone line at 1-800-671-4400; or by downloading and using the free P3 Tips mobile app (available for iOS and Android – https://www.p3tips.com/community/index.htm).
If convicted of attempted murder, Harris faces up to 20 years in a New Jersey state prison, subject to the provisions of the No Early Release Act (NERA) which requires him to serve 85 % of sentence imposed before becoming eligible for parole. He is also said to be under conditional supervision for five years after his release from state prison.
If convicted of gun-related offenses, Harris faces up to 10 years in a New Jersey state prison, with a mandatory minimum suspension of parole of 42 months under the Graves Act .
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