UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Fatal Shooting in North Bergen
According to a statement released by the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, on Sunday, May 5, at approximately 3:30 a.m., the North Bergen Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at 2033 46th Street in North Bergen.
Upon arrival, officers found four individuals had been shot near the vestibule area of the house at that location, according to police.
According to officials, the male, later identified as Mr. Carlos Garcia, 40, and the additional victims — two males and one female — were all transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.
Medical staff pronounced Garcia dead at approximately 4:25 a.m. One of the additional male victims, age 42, is in critical condition while the other male victim, age 42, and the female victim, age 42, were treated and have now been released from the hospital, according to reports. All of the victims reside in North Bergen, police said.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with the assistance of the North Bergen Police Department.
According to reports, police have identified a suspect during the preliminary investigation, and they have issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Jonathan Haughey- Morales, age 27, of West New York.
According to reports, police have charged Haughey-Morales with Murder, three counts of Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.