EDGEWOOD - The Middle Township Police Department responded to Bayview Road, in Edgewood, Dec. 18, 2019, for the report of gunshots in the area.
According to a release, patrol units arrived, and the 20-year-old male victim was found with a gunshot wound.
After an extensive investigation by the Middle Township Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit and Street Crimes Unit, with assistance from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, a subject was identified as Daquann Smith, 19.
Smith has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault with a handgun, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
At the time of this release, Smith's location was unknown, and there is an active warrant for his arrest.
If located, the public is urged not to approach Smith, as he is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information pertaining to the location of Smith, should contact the Middle Township Police Department Major Crimes Unit at 609-465-8700.
The above was received from a law enforcement agency. The person named is innocent unless proven otherwise.