RED BANK MAN DIED IN E’TOWN SHOOTING

just_inThe victim in a fatal shooting in Eatontown early last Friday was a Red Bank man, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Monday afternoon.

Rasheem Palmer, 37, died at 2:47 a.m. Friday at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, two and a half hours after he was found lying wounded in the roadway at the the entrance to the Country Club Apartments, according to prosecutor’s spokesman Charles Webster.

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RED BANK: BULLET FIRED INTO APARTMENT

AUTHORITIES_RB2A Red Bank man was arrested earlier this week after a loaded gun he was handling discharged, sending a bullet into a vacant apartment at the Atrium senior housing complex, police said.

Ross Marcovitz, 28, was ordered held on $100,000 bail at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution on charges of illegal discharge of a weapon within borough limits and other crimes, said police Captain Darren McConnell.

According to McConnell, Marcovitz, of Riverview Towers on Riverside Avenue, was in his fifth-floor residence “handling a gun – recklessly handling a gun,” when it went off.

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RED BANK COUPLE BURGLARIZED, SHOT AT

A Red Bank couple was assaulted and shot at in an early-morning burglary and pursuit early Thursday Friday morning, police say.

According to Captain Darren McConell, five men, at least two of them carrying handguns, forced their way in through the front door of a condominium on Tower Hill, off Prospect Avenue, at about 2 a.m.

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