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New Jersey Man Charged With Murder

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TOMS RIVER, N. J. (CBS) — A suspect has been charged for a murder that occurred in Toms River, New Jersey Saturday morning.

Police were called by the Community Medical Emergency Room about a stabbing that occurred at about 1 a.m. The victim, Kevin Copes, 24, of Lakewood Township, died from his injuries.

After investigating, police concluded that Steven Rosado, 20, of Lakewood Township, got into a fight with Copes near the Briar Knolls Apartment complex.

Rosado has been charged with murder. Bail has been set at $750,000.

Police are also investigating a shooting that happened in the Guilford Park section of Toms River around the same time as the stabbing. The victim of the shooting is expected to recover from his injuries.

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