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UPDATE: 23-Year-Old Man Shot Dead in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

The Hudson County authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old Jersey City man who was fatally shot Monday night on Princeton Avenue and Brown Place in Jersey City.

Police said just before 11:00 p.m., Monday, members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Princeton Avenue and Brown Place in Jersey City.

Responding officers found  Mr. Emmanuel Garcia who had sustained gunshot wound(s) to his body and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 11:24 p.m.

Police said 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.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.