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☷ Middlesex County New Jersey - Carteret Man Convicted for Attempted Murder
Middlesex County , state New Jersey ( By Press Release office)
Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Dennis McFadden of the Carteret Police Department announced today that Elijah Ford has been convicted of attempted murder and weapons offenses by a Middlesex County jury after a five - day trial .
On December 24 , 2020 , at approximately 9:30 P . M . , Carteret Police officers responded to the exterior of a residence at the Hermann Gardens public housing complex in Carteret for a report of shots fired . Upon arrival , officers found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds . The victim was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital . A subsequent investigation conducted by Detective Anthony Ramos of the Carteret Police Department , and Detective Margaret Kolta , Detective Daniel Lojek , and Sergeant Julissa Alvarado of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office , resulted in Elijah Ford , 20 , of Carteret , being charged with the shooting .
Ford was subsequently indicted for first - degree Attempted Murder , second - degree Unlawful Possession of a Firearm , and second - degree Possession of a Firearm for Unlawful Purposes .
Following the presentation of evidence by Assistant Prosecutors Ryan Farrell and Kaitlyn Maltese , Ford was convicted by a jury on April 28 , 2022 . Ford is scheduled to be sentenced by the Honorable Benjamin S . Bucca , J . S . C . , on September 6 , 2022 .
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