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.READ MORE: Brotherly Love: Philadelphia Nonprofit Legacy Of Hope Offering Help To Families Facing Cancer Diagnosis
After investigating, police concluded that Steven Rosado, 20, of Lakewood Township, got into a fight with Copes near the Briar Knolls Apartment complex.READ MORE: Family Member Identifies 21-Year-Old Woman Killed After Disgruntled Patron Opened Fire In Northeast Philadelphia Bar As Jailene Holton
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.MORE NEWS: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson