Asbury Park police responded to a 911 call at about 11:36 p.m., reporting a man was shot at his residence in the 100 block of Dewitt Avenue in the city. Asbury Park police arrived to find Christian Lahens, 24, with a gunshot wound. Lahens was transported Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 12:16 a.m.
A joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Asbury Park Police Department is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Stephen Cavendish of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-431-7160 ext. 7051, or Detective Terrance McGhee of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300.