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UPDATE: East Orange Man Shot Dead in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said on Friday, May at approximately 1:50 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of the City Crossings Apartments parking lot located at Merseles Court and Bright Street in Jersey City. 

Upon arrival, responding Police Officers found an apparent lifeless male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

Prosecutor Suarez said the victim was identified as Stebbin Drew, 37, of East Orange. 

He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center and pronounced dead at approximately 2:15 a.m. 

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

The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. 

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 on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website at All information will be kept confidential.