Attempted Murder Charge for Wall Township Man in Brutal Parking Lot Attack

Wall Township, New Jersey – A man from Wall Township is facing serious charges after a violent attack on his girlfriend in a parking lot. The Monmouth County Prosecutor announced on Tuesday that Alex J. Williams, 24, has been charged with Attempted Murder, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

The incident took place on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Glen Oaks Apartment Complex parking lot. Responding officers found the female victim with severe injuries and immediately transported her to a local hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

An investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Bureau and the Wall Township Police Department revealed that Williams had used a machete to repeatedly assault the victim, causing her significant harm. He was arrested without incident and is currently in custody pending a detention hearing scheduled for May 29, 2024.

Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Cummings of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Bureau is overseeing the case. Williams’ legal representation has not yet commented on the charges.

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward as they continue to investigate the case. The endangering charge against Williams is due to the victim’s child being present during the attack. The victim’s identity has not been disclosed to the public.

The brutal nature of this assault highlights the importance of addressing domestic violence issues in communities. The severity of the victim’s injuries underscores the need for swift and effective responses to such incidents. As the case unfolds in court, the community will be watching closely for updates on the victim’s condition and the legal proceedings against the accused.