Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)
Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)

An investigation into gunfire in Toms River Sunday night ended with a man being taken into police custody.

Early Sunday night, officers were dispatched to Red Cedar Street in Toms River for reports of gunfire. A preliminary investigation revealed an emotionally disturbed resident fired one shot into the air and fled the scene, the department said in a short statement.

He was subsequently located in taken to Community Medical Center for further evaluation, the statement said.


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There were no injuries related to the incident. The suspect’s identity was not publicly revealed.