By: Yuritza Arroyo
Hudson County authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, December 25 in Jersey City.
According to Jersey City Police, at approximately 6:04 p.m., officers were notified of a shooting in the area of Communipaw Avenue and Crescent Avenue.
Police say responding officers located a male victim – later identified as Khaliq Lockett, 46, of Jersey City – with an apparent gunshot wound(s) to the torso.
He was transported to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:51 p.m.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.