Release Date/Time: 7/2/2013 5:02 PM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 13-070116

Date: Tuesday, 7/2/2013

Time: 2:17 PM

Location: 401 Towt St. Closter Park

Officers responded to Closter Park to the report of a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived they found the victim unconscious with labored breathing. The victim was transported to NMC where he was pronounced deceased shortly after his arrival. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds. He is yet to be identified. All indications are is that the victim was sitting on the bleachers when he was approached and fired upon.  Witnesses reported seeing numerous people running from the park after the shooting. Detectives working on the case are requesting that anyone who may have witnessed this shooting to please contact Detective Brian Johnson at 758-7147 or Detective Kristine Fairbanks at 758-7322.  Information can also be left on the crime tip line at 775-4222 and 1-800-78-CRIME.

Release Authorized by: Jeffery Gibson

Telephone: (831) 758-7250