One Person Shot During Assault Wednesday in Hamilton Township
Authorities say one person was shot Wednesday during an assault in Hamilton Township.
The Hamilton Township Police Department says their officers responded to a home on Gasko Road Wednesday after receiving a report about an assault. Responding officers found one adult victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
Police say the shooter was identified as 32-year-old Thomas Jackson of Mays Landing. Jackson was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose.
Jackson is currently being held at the Atlantic County Justice Facility. The condition of the person who was shot was not released as part of a press release.
Police say there is no threat to area residents and their investigation is still active.