By: Najla Alexander
Authorities in Passaic County announced that Tyheem Jones, 40, of Hawthorne, was found guilty on November 3, after a jury trial before the Honorable Joseph Portelli J.S.C. of Aggravated Manslaughter.
Officials stated on November 3, following approximately one and a half days of jury deliberations, the Jury returned a verdict of guilty for Aggravated Manslaughter.
The State presented evidence that on August 27, 2020, Tyheem Jones, along with a juvenile and other unidentified suspects, assaulted Nicolas Reyes in the area of Auburn Street and Godwin Avenue following a shooting incident that had occurred on Godwin Avenue minutes earlier.
Evidence of the assault was captured on a surveillance camera, which depicted the entirety of the incident, which lasted approximately eleven minutes, officials said.
A sentencing date was scheduled before the Honorable Joseph Portelli, J.S.C., for January 25, 2024, officials say.