2017 News Release

August 19, 2017

Public Information Bureau (609) 882-2000
Capt. Brian Polite - ext. 6514
Lt. Theodore Schafer - ext. 6515
SFC Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Tpr. I Lawrence Peele - ext. 6531
Tpr. Alejandro Goez - ext. 6527

State Police Investigating Shooting on the New Jersey Turnpike

Newark, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is investigating a shooting that injured three people on the New Jersey Turnpike in the area of Interchange 14 yesterday evening.

On Friday, August 18, at 6:41 p.m., troopers from Troop “D” Cranbury Station were dispatched to the Thomas Edison Service area for the report of a medical assist as a result of a car accident. When they arrived, they discovered that three people sustained gunshot wounds while in a vehicle on the New Jersey Turnpike. The three victims were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact NJSP Cranbury Station at 732-441-4500 Ext. 4400. Anonymous tips are welcome.

There is no additional information available at this time.

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