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May 03, 2021

Asbury Park Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in 2019 Shooting Incident

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An Asbury Park man has been arrested and charged for his role in a shooting that took place in Asbury Park in 2019, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Sudan Harris, 30, Asbury Park, has been arrested and charged with one count of first degree attempted murder, one count of second degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and one count of second degree unlawful possession of a weapon.

At approximately 1:12 pm on Oct. 18, 2019, the Asbury Park Police Department responded to reports of a shooting incident on Washington Avenue in Asbury Park. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 25-year-old male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and later released.

A joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Asbury Park police subsequently revealed the person responsible for shooting the victim was Harris.

With the assistance of the United States Marshals Regional Task Force, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, and Asbury Park Police Department, Harris was taken into custody and transported to the Monmouth County Corrections Institution as he awaits his first appearance and detention hearing.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Detective Keith Finkelstein of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Asbury Park Police Department Detective Daniel Savastano at 732-774-1300.

The case is assigned to Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Caitlin Sidley of the Office’s Major Crimes Bureau.