JACKSON SHOOTING – SUSPECT QUICKLY APPREHENDED
On 11/15/2015, the OCPO Major Crimes Unit, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department, Berkeley and Toms River Police Departments developed information in the Waymon Young shooting investigation alleging Tyshaun M. Jackson, 23, AKA: “Bailey”, of Jackson Township as the individual responsible for the shooting. After a notification to surrounding departments, Tyshaun Jackson was located late Sunday afternoon at his 406 Willow Point Drive residence in Jackson Township and taken into custody without incident by members of the Jackson Twp. Police Department. Jackson is charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Certain Persons not to Possess a Weapon. The Honorable James M. Blaney, J.S.C., set bail at $500,000 with a no 10% option. Jackson is currently lodged within the Ocean County Jail. The investigation is continuing into the full circumstances regarding the shooting. The media and the public are reminded that criminal charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.