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Cops Looking For Link Between Series Of Monmouth County Shootings

May 04, 2018 - 9:16 am

FREEHOLD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Terror in Monmouth County.

Authorities say they have a suspect in custody in connection with a shooting that left a woman dead in Freehold.

There have been a series of shootings in Monmouth County in recent weeks. The latest one occurred just after midnight in Freehold.

Sciasa Calhoun, 24, was shot to death while driving down Route 33. Her boyfriend and a baby were also in the car, but were not harmed.

This was apparently the only case in which a person was hit. It's unclear if the shooter was aiming at property or people. In other nearby shootings; a vehicle was fired at in Asbury Park, and someone was killed in a Colts Neck shooting.

Prosecutors would only confirm that that the person in custody is a suspect in the Freehold case. Authorities are looking into the other shootings to see if they are related.