🚔 Long Branch man arrested for West Long Branch shooting is indicted

🚔 Donte Gibson faces significant charges, while the victim recovered

🚔 Two other shootings that occurred on the same day, October 10, remain under investigation


A man responsible for one of three shootings in a 24-hour period last October 10 between Long Branch and West Long Branch has been indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond Santiago.

Prison cell at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute. (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
Prison cell at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute. (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
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The shooting that 27-year old Donte Gibson was involved in seriously injured a man who wound up getting dropped off at the hospital after gunshots went off in West Long Branch leading to police arrival around 9:45 pm on October 10 near a convenience store along the 800 block of Broadway.

Police later learned that the victim was treated for injuries to his hip and forearm and was eventually released from hospital care.

While Gibson was arrested in early November for the one shooting that happened that day, the other two, which took place in Long Branch, remain under investigation to this day.

Prison cells at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute. (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
Prison cells at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute. (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
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Gibson is charged with one count of first-degree Attempted Murder, one count of second-degree Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose, and one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

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If you have any information on any of the three shootingss, you're asked to call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Joshua Rios or Brian Migliorisi at 800-533-7443, Long Branch Police Department Detective Nicholas Romano at 732-222-1000, extension 2, or West Long Branch Police Department Detective Ryan Buck at 732-229-5000.

Court room at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute. (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
Court room at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute. (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
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Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Matthew Bogner, Director of the MCPO Major Crimes Bureau, is prosecuting the case against Gibson who is represented by Carlos Diaz-Cobo Esq., of New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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