For Immediate Release
February 14, 2018
Contact: Bernie Weisenfeld- PIO-GCPO
Re.: Williamstown man arrested in shooting
Mark McKenna (DOB 1/12/63), of Williamstown NJ was arrested this afternoon (2/14) by officers of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office Fugitive Investigation Unit and Monroe Township police on charges of firing a gun into an occupied car in Williamstown on Tuesday (2/13).
The arrest occurred without incident at a Walter Ave. residence. McKenna is to be turned over to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office for transportation to jail pending a detention hearing.
McKenna is charged with aggravated assault, specifically by firing a weapon into a vehicle with three occupants. According to a criminal complaint, the bullet entered a passenger window, lodging in the windshield. It did not strike the occupants.
The other charges the Monroe Township Police Department has signed against McKenna: possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose; unlawful possession of a weapon; criminal mischief and possession of a weapon by a convicted person.
The shooting Tuesday resulted in activation of the Gloucester County Special Weapons and Tactics unit at McKenna’s Herbert Blvd. residence. He was not found there.