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New Year's shooting in Franklin leaves one injured: What we know

Courier News (Bridgewater, NJ) logo Courier News (Bridgewater, NJ) 1/5/2021 Alexander Lewis, Bridgewater Courier News
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FRANKLIN (Somerset) – A New Brunswick man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting outside a Cedar Grove Lane hotel shortly after the beginning of the new year.

A Franklin Township resident was injured following a shooting on Franklin Boulevard on Wednesday night. © ~File A Franklin Township resident was injured following a shooting on Franklin Boulevard on Wednesday night.

The victim, who was not named, underwent emergency surgery and is expected to survive, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office.

About 2:31 a.m. Friday, Franklin Township police responded to a 911 call of a man with a gunshot wound outside the hotel which authorities did not name.

The man was taken to a nearby trauma center where he underwent surgery, authorities said.

READ: New Brunswick shooting leaves two injured: What we know

Authorities have not released a motive for the shooting and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at 908-231-7100 or the Franklin Township Police Department at 732- 873-5533 or via the STOPit app. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477).

Email: alewis@njpressmedia.com

Alexander Lewis is an award-winning reporter and photojournalist whose work spans many topics. This coverage is only possible with support from our readers. Sign up today for a digital subscription.

This article originally appeared on Bridgewater Courier News: New Year's shooting in Franklin leaves one injured: What we know

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