Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez seeks the public’s help in locating the whereabouts of the suspect wanted in connection with the death of 30-year-old Felicia Stewart, who was fatally shot on Grant Avenue off of Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City on July 27.
Mark Stewart, 26, of Jersey City, has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter among about a half-dozen other charges.
Prosecutor Suarez said on Tuesday, just before 1 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in Grant Avenue and MLK Drive in Jersey City.
Responding officers found Ms. Felicia Stewart, 30. She had sustained gunshot wound(s) to her back and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased at 2:02 a.m. Prosecutor Suarez said.
The Regional Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound(s) to the abdomen and the manner of death to be a homicide.
According to Prosecutor Suarez, there is no known familial relationship between the victim and the suspect.
Anyone who sees Mark Stewart should not approach him but should immediately contact the police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Prosecutor’s Office official website at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.
The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. R.P.C.3.6(b)(6).