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NJ State Police seek public’s assistance with shooting investigation on I-78 in Somerset County

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – The New Jersey State Police is investigating a shooting incident involving a vehicle that was struck by gunfire Wednesday night in Bedminster Township, according to state police.

On July 7, troopers responded to Interstate 78 westbound in the area of milepost 28 where the driver of a Toyota Camry alleged that her vehicle was struck by gunfire, state police said.

Based on the preliminary police investigation, at around 8:25 p.m., following an apparent road rage incident, the driver of a large black newer model SUV with Pennsylvania license plates fired a weapon and struck the victim’s vehicle. The driver of the SUV continued traveling westbound and fled the scene, state police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Perryville Station Detective Bureau at 908-730-7042. Anonymous tips are welcome.

“This is an active investigation, and there is no additional information available at this time,” state police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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