A 22-year old man was found shot in the parking lot of the Milford Estates apartment complex on Reichelt Rd. early Saturday morning, police said. Northjersey.com has reported that Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli has confirmed that the victim has died, but declined to comment further.
Investigators reported that they are still interviewing witnesses and processing information and declined to comment further.
According to Detective-Lt. Frank Ramaci, police received several calls from residents reporting the sound of fireworks or gunshots at approximately 1 a.m.
"Police arrived on the scene to find a man shot in the parking lot," Ramaci said.
The victim, who is not a resident of the New Milford Estates, was taken to Holy Name Hospital, police said. The victim's identity is being withheld at this time as the investigation continues, police said.
According to reports, a car was seen fleeing the scene.
Detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office are working with New Milford police on this continuing investigation.
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