KEYPORT – Law enforcement authorities are investigating a shooting that took place at a Keyport apartment complex on the afternoon of Aug. 9 that claimed the life of Evan Smutz, 20, of Keyport.

The shooting took place just before 1 p.m. at the Holmdel Pointe apartment complex on Center Street, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. As of Aug. 10, authorities had not announced an arrest in the case.

The incident was being investigated by the Keyport Police Department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

On Aug. 9, dozens of individuals who may reside in the apartment complex were standing near yellow caution tape that closed the complex to vehicles and to residents who live in the area.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Ryan Mahoney at 1-800-533-7443 or Keyport Detective Sgt. Joseph Redina at 732-264-0706, ext. 5158.





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Killer has been arrested. This story is, as usual, too little, too late.

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