An autopsy reveals the cause of Kenneth Scott's death after he was gunned down in a Lakewood apartment complex Thursday.

Police at High Point condos in Lakewood after shooting (The Lakewood Scoop.com)

According to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, the Jackson 24 year old died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Friday's autopsy also confirmed the shooting to be a homicide.

Scott was found injured at the High Point Apartment Complex shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday.  He was rushed to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in critical condition, where he was pronounced dead hours later.

Lakewood police and Ocean County investigators are collaborating on the investigation and now seek information from anyone with knowledge of the incident.

Calls are being kept confidential. Lakewood police can be reached at 732-363-0200. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato’s office can be reached at 732-929-2027.