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UPDATE (10:03PM): Corey Berrian has turned himself in, as of this afternoon, according to a press release issued by the New Brunswick Police Department.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Brunswick Police detectives have identified Corey Berrian as the second suspect involved in Tuesday’s shooting on Livingston Avenue.
Berrian is a fugitive and police are asking for the public’s help in tracking him down.
Berrian is 23 years old and was last known to reside on Hazelhurst Street in New Brunswick, according to a press release from the New Brunswick Police Department.
As we reported on Tuesday, New Brunswick officers searched for the occupants of two vehicles involved in a shootout between moving cars on Livingston Avenue. Both vehicles got away after a short chase, according to NJ.com.
The second vehicle, a green Hyundai Santa Fe has not been located and its occupants have not been identified.
Within a short time, police arrested Jerome K. Williams in the vicinity of 46 May Street and charged him with crimes associated with the shooting.
Authorities also found the grey Acura from which shots were fired, and police say they found two guns and dried blood stains inside the vehicle.
Berrian was allegedly the other occupant of that Acura. Police have charged him with the following offenses:
- Conspiracy to Commit Murder
- Attempted Murder (2 counts)
- Possession of a Handgun for an Unlawful Purpose
- Unlawful Possession of a Handgun
- Certain Person Offenses (firearms)
Police say Berrian “should be considered armed and dangerous.”
“If you see him, do not approach him, call the police,” reads the release. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detective Bureau at (732) 745-5217.
Charlie is the founder and editor of New Brunswick Today, and the winner of the Awbrey Award for Community-Oriented Local Journalism. He is a proud Rutgers University journalism graduate, a community organizer, and a former independent candidate for mayor of New Brunswick.