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UPDATE: Gunfire Kills 22-Year-Old Man in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said on Saturday, at approximately 10:05 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of gunshots fired in the area of Stegman Street and Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City.

According to Suarez, Jersey City Police Officers responded to the area and found a male victim of gunshot wound(s) to the torso.

The male, later identified as Mr. Ahmad McPherson, 22, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.

Officials said he was pronounced dead at approximately 10:40 p.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. All information will be kept confidential.