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UPDATE: Three Charged in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 17-Year-Old Jersey City Girl

By kbm0423 on
Jersey City

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit has charged three individuals in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Jersey City girl, Tyeah Garner, on July 6 on Rutgers Avenue.

Ms. Heavenley Cherry, 19, of Jersey City, has been charged with Murder, Murder as an Accomplice, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

Mr. Jahquell Carter, 24, of Jersey City, has been charged with Murder as an Accomplice, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

Cherry is currently being detained at the Bergen County Youth Detention Center on an unrelated matter.

Carter remains at large and anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on their [**website**](http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/).

All information will be kept confidential. If anyone sees Carter, he should not be approached and police should be contacted immediately.

Ms. Izmae Tinker-Trent, 19, of Jersey City, has also been charged with Hindering a Murder Investigation. Tinker-Trent is scheduled to make her first court appearance on Tuesday, July 28.

The above charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

**IMAGE:** Heavenley Cherry is the first image.