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UPDATE: Suspect Charged in Violent Double Shooting and Homicide Under Investigation in Carteret


By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Middlesex County announced that  Gaurav Gill has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting that occurred yesterday, June 12, 2024, in the Borough of Carteret.


Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said on June 12, 2024, at approximately 9:28 a.m., authorities responded to the area of Roosevelt Avenue following the report of a shooting.


Upon their arrival, officials say, officers located two female victims, who had both sustained gunshot wounds and were airlifted to the hospital in critical condition.

According to officials, one victim, Jasvir Kaur, 29, of Carteret, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The other victim, a 20-year-old woman from Carteret, is still in critical condition at University Hospital in Newark, officials stated. 

Officials said an initial investigation led by Detective Keith Cassens of the Carteret Police Department and Detective Javier Morillo of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office has led to the apprehension of Guarav Gill, 19, of Kent, WA.


Authorities say that on June 12, Gill was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree Murder, two counts of second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, one count of fourth-degree Possession of a High-Capacity Magazine, and one count of first-degree Attempted Murder.

Gill is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center pending the results of his Pre-trial detention hearing, officials say.Ad Officials stated the investigation is active and continuing.