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Gunfire Erupts at Morris County Motel, Manhunt for Shooter Underway

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MORRIS COUNTY — A shooting at a local motel in Morris County is currently under investigation, as confirmed by Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

The incident unfolded on Wednesday, October 18, when, at approximately 8:54 p.m., reports came in of a shooting at the Roxbury Motel, situated on Route 46 within Roxbury Township.

Upon arrival, Roxbury Police officers found a man suffering from a gunshot injury to his leg. Immediate medical assistance was rendered at the scene, stabilizing the victim before he was rushed to a nearby medical facility. He is reported to have severe injuries, though they are not expected to be life-threatening.

Preliminary findings from the investigation indicate that the perpetrator or perpetrators left the scene promptly following the shooting.

The probe into the circumstances surrounding the shooting remains both active and comprehensive, as stated by Prosecutor Carroll.

The investigative team comprises members from the Roxbury Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

Individuals who have any information pertaining to this case are urged to reach out to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit by dialing (973) 285-6200, or the Roxbury Police Department at (973) 448-2100. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Morris County Crimestoppers by calling 973-COP-CALL or by clicking here.

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Frank Cahill
Frank Cahillhttps://www.frankcahill.com
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since January 1, 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town, and Chairman of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board. Owner of the Morris now app serving small business in Morris County.
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