Is Jennifer Aydin Okay? RHONJ Star Safe After Mass Shooting Scare On New Jersey Boardwalk

Jennifer Aydin, Real Housewives of New Jersey star, found herself in scary situation over the weekend. Chaos broke out while she was enjoying with family on Seaside Heights boardwalk in New Jersey.

Published on May 28, 2024  |  04:51 PM IST |  31.9K
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Key Highlight
  • Jennifer Aydin and her family experienced panic on the Seaside Heights boardwalk in New Jersey
  • Aydin shared a video on Instagram showing the chaotic scene and reassuring that her family was safe

Trigger Warning: This article contains references to mass shootings. 

Jennifer Aydin, known for her appearances on Real Housewives of New Jersey, was caught up in chaos over the weekend as a mass shooting scare gripped the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey as per the New York Post. 

Aydin and her family were watching a bustling crowd enjoying the boardwalk's attractions when they noticed a sudden frenzy of people dispersing in all directions. She took to Instagram to share a video of the frightening incident, assuring her followers that everyone in her camp was fine. Aydin expressed her uncertainty about the events and encouraged anyone with information to share it in the comments. 

Confusion and panic grip the boardwalk 

The sound of sirens filled the air in the shared video, while Aydin's children expressed their concerns in the background. The situation was not limited to Aydin's experience alone. Many beachgoers were confused as crowds fled from the boardwalk onto the streets.

Officers responded quickly to the scene, with reports indicating that they were on foot and in vehicles, armed and looking for any potential threats. The law enforcement officers discovered no evidence of a shooting or injuries. Detective Steve Korman said that while officers responded quickly, they were unable to confirm reports of a gunman or victims.

Revealing the mystery behind the chaos 

The cause of the chaos is unknown, as social media is flooded with videos of the chaotic scene. Individuals can be seen running in various directions, while officers armed with large firearms try to keep order and ensure public safety. 


A stabbing occurred in Ocean City, NJ, just a short drive from Aydin and her family's home. The New York Post reports that an unidentified male suspect assaulted a 15-year-old with a knife on the Ocean City boardwalk. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was immediately taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

Addressing concerns and staying safe 

Following the alarming events, Aydin received criticism on social media for her Seaside Heights property investment. Some questioned her decision to buy a home in the area, which became well-known as the filming location for the Jersey Shore cast. 

Aydin declined to respond directly to the remarks. Instead, she shared on Instagram Stories that her family chose to stay indoors following the upheaval.

The reality TV star wants to keep her family safe, especially in light of the upsetting incident they had witnessed. "The kids were a little upset," Aydin explained.

"We had like an at-home slumber party," she explained, referring to her efforts to restore a sense of normalcy and comfort for her loved ones in the aftermath of the ordeal.


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Know more about the mass shooting at New Jersey boardwalk:

Was there an actual shooting on the boardwalk?
No, the police found no evidence of a shooting or any injuries despite the initial panic.

Did anyone get hurt during the incident?
No one was hurt on the Seaside Heights boardwalk, but a separate stabbing incident occurred in Ocean City, NJ, where a 15-year-old was injured.

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