Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said The Hudson County Regional SWAT Unit, in coordination with the Union City Police Department and the Hoboken Police Department, arrested and charged a 19-year-old Hoboken man on charges related to a shooting incident that occurred on Third Street and Bergenline Avenue in Union City on August 26.
Hudson County officials said. Mr. Terrence Torres, 19, of Hoboken, was arrested at approximately 6 a.m. on Friday, (today) after officers with the Hudson County Regional SWAT Team executed a search warrant without incident at an apartment on Harrison Street in Hoboken.
During the search, officers recovered a firearm.
Police say on August 26, The Union City Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the area Third Street and Bergenline Avenue.
Officials say upon arrival, officers found shell casings at the scene as well as two cars that had been struck.
Police said a victim reported to officers that he was shot at while riding a bicycle in the area but was not injured.
Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Regional SWAT, the Union City Police Department, the Hoboken Police Department and the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and K-9 Unit, for the investigation and arrest.
According to Hudson officials, Torres has been charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon (firearm) for an Unlawful Purpose, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (firearm) and Receiving Stolen