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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in Jersey City’s Dales Avenue

By metrostaff on
Jersey City

Hudson County officials are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man on Dales Avenue on Tuesday, November 1.

According to Jersey City Police, at approximately 9:05 p.m., police received a report of shots fired on Dales Avenue.

Police say, upon arrival, responding officers located a male victim – later identified as Jovahn Horne, 23, of Tenafly – in the area of 74 Dales Avenue with an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Emergency Medical Services transported him to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9:41 p.m.

According to officials, the Cause and Manner of Death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case.