Authorities say one person was shot Wednesday during an assault in Hamilton Township.

The Hamilton Township Police Department says their officers responded to a home on Gasko Road Wednesday after receiving a report about an assault. Responding officers found one adult victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Police say the shooter was identified as 32-year-old Thomas Jackson of Mays Landing. Jackson was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose.

Jackson is currently being held at the Atlantic County Justice Facility. The condition of the person who was shot was not released as part of a press release.

Police say there is no threat to area residents and their investigation is still active.

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