Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said on Sunday, June 12, at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of Forrest Street and Martin Luther King Drive after an individual reported a shooting to Police Officers patrolling the area.
The responding officers confirmed that a shooting had taken place at that location, but no victims were found.
An injured male victim of the shooting, later identified as Mr. Kyle Howard, 34, of Newark, was privately transported to Jersey City Medical Center.
He was pronounced dead at approximately 12:45 a.m. on June 13, 2022.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
No arrests have been made at this time.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating this 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.