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Second Teen Arrested in Shooting Near BMHS

Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr

Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr)

A second juvenile, this time a 16-year-old male, was arrested in connection with a shooting on Lanes Mill Road last week, just blocks from Brick Memorial High School.

According to a joint statement from Brick police and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, video surveillance footage from homes around the shooting led investigators to learn that a second person was involved in the shooting. He turned himself into the Brick Township Police Department Saturday afternoon, and will be transported to the Ocean County Juvenile Detention Center pending a hearing.

“With the apprehension of this juvenile, law enforcement is confident that all suspects associated with this shooting incident are now in custody,” the statement said.

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The teen, whose name and photo were not released, is charged with four counts of attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon. Police already arrested a 17-year-old who is facing the same charges and is in custody at the juvenile detention center.

The Oct. 22 shooting wounded a 16-year-old male who was walking along Lanes Mill Road near New York Avenue. The victim is expected to fully recover.