Toms River Police Search For Female Armed With Handgun, Residents Asked To Shelter In Place

UPDATE: August 3, 2021 * UPDATE 1:00 AM 8/3/2021* The female has been safely located and transported to the hospital for treatment. The shelter in place is now lifted.

August 2, 2021

TOMS RIVER, NJ (OCEAN)–Police are actively searching for a suicidal female armed with a handgun in the wooded area behind Edgewood apartments, and the access road that runs along the power lines behind the Silver Ridge Apartment complex.

We are asking the residents in that area to please shelter in place for the time being. There is nothing further at this time.