Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said On Friday, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of 217-219 Martin Luther King Drive.
Upon arrival, responding Police Officers found an unresponsive female with an apparent gunshot wound to her torso.
The victim, later identified as Ms. Aieshia McFadden, 36, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.
Officials said she was pronounced dead at approximately 9:10 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 at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.