Police Arrest Man for Jersey City Fatal Shooting
Police took a man in custody for the fatal shooting of a Jersey City on Tuesday.
According to authorities, on May 12, at approximately 1:40 p.m., detectives from the Prosecutor’s Office arrested Dominique Green,23, of Jersey City, in connection with Tuesday’s shooting death of Rasheed Raysor on Woodlawn Avenue in Jersey City.
Police arrested Green on Bramhall Avenue, and Ocean Avenue in Jersey City authorities said.
Police charged Green with Murder a first-degree crime; Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose a second-degree crime; and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm a second-degree crime.
Authorities said on May 9, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Jersey City Police Officers responded to Woodlawn Avenue for multiple 911 calls of shots fired in the area.
Upon officers' arrival, they found Raysor's lifeless body at 95 Woodlawn Ave.
Raysor suffered several gunshot wounds to the upper body during the incident.
Medics pronounced him dead at the scene at approximately 3:50 p.m.
The Medical Examiner determined the cause of death as gunshot wounds and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.
The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. 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 Hudson County Prosecutor’s 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.