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Gunpoint Carjacking Under Investigation in Jersey City

Jersey City

By: Jeff Sommes 

Police reported no physical injuries in a violent armed carjacking that occurred  Friday night in Jersey City. 

Jersey City officers responded to reports of a carjacking in progress in the 2500 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard around 7:25 p.m. 

Upon arrival, the victim told police that a male suspect approached armed with a gun and fired two shots before demanding the car. 

According to reports, police began a search for the victim's grey 4-door Acura with NJ license plate numbers 'T79-PNX'. 

Police checked the area for shell casings and launched an investigation into the carjacking.