Neptune Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim outside a residence on Seventh Avenue around 8:18 p.m. on Monday night. Officers located the victim, Andre D. Thorne, 20, of Bradley Beach, who was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune where, despite life-saving efforts, he died at 9:43 pm.
“This is the first homicide in Neptune since January, 2010,” Police Lt. Michael McGee said.
A joint investigation is ongoing involving the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Neptune Police Department. No arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Michael Bonanno of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Detective Sergeant Les Borges of the Neptune Police Department at 732-988-8000.