On October 27, 2016, at approximately 9:35 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Patrol Bureau responded to multiple reports of gun shots in the area of the 2500 block of Kent Road in the Whitney Estates section of Manchester Township.

Upon the arrival of patrol officers, it was learned that an unknown person(s) fire multiple rounds from the street at a residence on Kent Road. Although several of the rounds penetrated the occupied residence, no one was injured.

A neighborhood canvas which included the use of a Manchester Police K-9 Unit was conducted. As a result of the incident, the street was closed off for several hours while members of the Manchester Township Police Investigations Bureau and the Ocean County Crime Scene Investigations Unit conducted an investigation.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen any suspicious person(s) or vehicles in the area leading up to the shooting to contact Detective Adam Guker at 732-657-2009, ext. 4210.

You may also submit information anonymously through the “Tip Line” located on the Manchester Township Police Department website.