Man shot at NJ Transit New Brunswick station
One person was fatally shot at the New Brunswick NJ Transit station on Sunday evening, according to Rutgers police in a statement released Thursday.
The person was approached by four men who struck her with a “blunt object” around 8:30 p.m., according to Rutgers police.
The person who was hit pursued the assailants but was shot in the lower limbs. The four men fled and were last seen in the area of Somerset Street and College Avenue, one block from the train station.
Police were not notified until the victim sought medical treatment for the non-life threatening gunshot wound.
A spokeswoman for NJ Transit said no arrests have yet been made in the case and the investigation is ongoing.
It was the second incident at the NJ Transit station that week.
A man was found dead on the incoming platform of NJ Transit’s Red Bank station on Tuesday afternoon, according to the spokeswoman. His identity has been confirmed as Gabriel Aparicio-Hernandez, 27.
Captain Mike Frazee of the Red Bank Police said Patch that there were no signs of trauma or foul play. The spokeswoman would not divulge additional information about the case citing the ongoing investigation.
Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]
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