Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Morris Prosecutor: Authorities Investigating Report of Shots Fired in Chatham TownshipMorris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly announce that law enforcement authorities are currently investigating an early Sunday morning report of shots fired in Chatham Township.

As a result of this call, law enforcement responded to the area of Susan Drive.  Upon arrival, they encountered a suspect in the roadway.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

This investigation remains active and ongoing.  As such, no additional information will be released at this time.  However, it appears that this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

This matter is being investigated by members of the Chatham Township Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Investigation Section, and the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Chatham Township Police Department at 973-377-0100, or the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200.