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Bayonne Resident Arrested for Jersey City Murder

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said a 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the January 23, 2022 fatal shooting of Mr. Rasheen Bostick in Jersey City.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, Nysheed Gleaton of Bayonne, has been charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose  and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. 

According to Prosecutor Suarez, Gleaton was arrested during the early morning hours by the Wallington Police Department and was in possession of a handgun.

On the above date, at approximately 12:28 p.m. the Jersey City Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of 32 Belmont Avenue. 

Responding officers found a male – later identified as Rasheen Bostick, 32, of Jersey City – with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso. 

According to Prosecutor Suarez, he was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 12:55 p.m.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department continue to investigate the fatal shooting. Prosecutor Suarez thanked the United States Marshals  

Service and the Wallington Police Department for their assistance. 

 

The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty