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UPDATE: 21-Year-Old Man Shot Dead in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Authorities in Hudson County  are investigating the death of a 21-year-old Jersey City man who was fatally shot Tuesday night on Wilkinson Avenue near Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City.

officials said on Tuesday just after 11:00 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 162 Wilkinson Avenue in Jersey City.  

Police  said Respinding officers found Mr. Rodney Wallace, 21, who sustained gunshot wound(s) to the upper body and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 11:44 p.m.

The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police say a second victim, a 22-year-old man, also sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting and was treated at the Jersey City Medical Center.

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

No arrests have been made at this time police said.